Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting (updated) with Student CD / Edition 2

Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting (updated) with Student CD / Edition 2

by Barbara Ramutkowski, Kathryn Booth, Leesa Whicker, Donna Jeanne Pugh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073216313

ISBN-13: 9780073216317

Pub. Date: 05/03/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073216317
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
05/03/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
824
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.48(d)

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 and Preparing 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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