Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting

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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting, 2nd edition addresses the most current competencies for CMA certification, CPR procedures, coding and insurance billing requirements, HIPAA regulations, OSHA guidelines, and clinical diagnostic testing such as hemoglobin A1c (diabetes) testing. It also includes coverage of procedures and the coverage of Anatomy and Physiology is increased significantly. It trains students on clinical procedures, infection control, anatomy and physiology, assisting with patients, medical ...
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Overview

Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting, 2nd edition addresses the most current competencies for CMA certification, CPR procedures, coding and insurance billing requirements, HIPAA regulations, OSHA guidelines, and clinical diagnostic testing such as hemoglobin A1c (diabetes) testing. It also includes coverage of procedures and the coverage of Anatomy and Physiology is increased significantly. It trains students on clinical procedures, infection control, anatomy and physiology, assisting with patients, medical emergencies and first aid, laboratory procedures, nutrition, pharmacology, diagnostic equipment, and much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072947809
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/1/2005
  • Pages: 824

Table of Contents


Clinical Medical Assisting
Section 1 The Medical Office Environment
1 Principles of Asepsis
2 Infection-Control Techniques
3 HIV, Hepatitis, and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens
4 Preparing the Examination and Treatment Areas
Section 2 Anatomy and Physiology
5 Organization of the Body
6 The Integumentary System
7 The Skeletal System
8 The Muscular System
9 The Nervous System
10 The Circulatory System
11 The Immune System
12 The Respiratory System
13 The Digestive System
14 The Endocrine System
15 Special Senses
16 The Urinary System
17 The Reproductive System
Section 3 Assisting with Patients
18 Interviewing the Patient, Taking a History, Documentation
19 Obtaining Vital Signs and Measurements
20 Assisting with a General Physical Examination
21 Providing Eye and Ear Care
Section 4 Specialty Practices and Medical Emergencies
22 Assisting with Examinations in the Basic Specialties
23 Assisting with Highly Specialized Examinations
24 Assisting with Minor Surgery
25 Assisting with Cold and Heat Therapy and Ambulation
26 Medical Emergencies and First Aid
Section 5 Physician's Office Laboratory Procedures
37 Laboratory Equipment and Safety
28 Introduction to Microbiology
29 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Urine Specimens
30 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Blood Specimens
Section 6 Nutrition, Pharmacology, and Diagnostic Equipment
31 Nutrition and Special Diets
32 Principles of Pharmacology
33 Drug Administration
34 Electrocardiography and Pulmonary Function Testing
35 X-Rays and Diagnostic Radiology
Section 7 Externship
36 Medical Assisting Externships andPreparing to Find a Position
Appendix I Medical Assistant Role Delineation Chart
Appendix II Prefixes and Suffixes Commonly Used in Medical Terms
Appendix III Latin and Greek Equivalents Commonly Used in Medical Terms
Appendix IV Abbreviations Commonly Used in Medical Notations
Appendix V Symbols Commonly Used in Medical Notations
Appendix VI Professional Organizations and Agencies
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