Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies, 2E / Edition 2

Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies, 2E / Edition 2

by Wilburta Q. Lindh, Marilyn Pooler, Carol D. Tamparo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766824187

ISBN-13: 9780766824188

Pub. Date: 07/18/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Comprehensive Medical Assisting thoroughly examines every facet of the medical assisting profession within the role delineation statements of the AAMA. Areas covered by this text include pharmacology, clinical laboratory, OSHA and CLIA guidelines, law and ethics, and nutrition. Expanded chapters examining geriatrics and pediatrics, diagnostic imaging, medical and

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Comprehensive Medical Assisting thoroughly examines every facet of the medical assisting profession within the role delineation statements of the AAMA. Areas covered by this text include pharmacology, clinical laboratory, OSHA and CLIA guidelines, law and ethics, and nutrition. Expanded chapters examining geriatrics and pediatrics, diagnostic imaging, medical and surgical specialties, and clinical laboratory safety and regulations are included in this updated edition. Comprehensive Medical Assisting 2E has a distinct supplements package that includes a study guide disk, student workbook, video series and CD-ROM that can be purchased separately. Supplements: Instructor's Resource Kit 0766824195 Computerized Testbank 0766824209 Instructor's Manual 0766824217 Workbook 0766824225

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766824188
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/18/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1168
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.90(d)

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Table of Contents

SECTION I: GENERAL PROCEDURES. UNIT 1: Introduction to Medical Assisting and Health Professions (CT, BL). 1(1) Medical Assisting as a Profession (MP). 2(2) Health Care Settings and the Health Care Team (CT). 3(3) History of Medicine (CT). UNIT 2(3): The Therapeutic Approach (BL, CT). 4(6)Therapeutic Communication Skills (BL, CT). 5(7) Coping Skills for the Medical Assistant (BL). 6(8) The Therapeutic Approach to the Patient with Life-Threatening Illness (title?) (CT). UNIT 3(4): Responsible Medical Practice (BL, CT). 7(9) Legal Considerations (CT). 8(10) Ethical Considerations (CT). 9(5) Emergency Procedures and First Aid (MP) SECTION II: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES. UNIT 4(5): Integrated Administrative Procedures (BL, CT). 10(11)Creating the Facility Environment (CT). 11(12)Computer Use in the Ambulatory Care Setting (BL, CT). 12(13) Telephone Techniques (BL, CT). 13(14) Patient Scheduling (BL, CT). 14(15) Medical Records Management (BL, CT). 15(16) Written Communications (BL, CT). 16 Transcription (BL). UNIT 5(6): Managing Facility Finances (BL, CT). 17(17) Daily Financial Practices (BL, CT). 18(18) Medical Insurance (BL, CT). 19(18) Coding (BL, CT). 20(19) Billing and Collections (BL, CT). 21(20) Accounting Practices (BL, CT). SECTION III: CLINICAL PROCEDURES. UNIT 6(7): Integrated Clinical Procedures (MP). 22(21) Infection Control, Medical Asepsis, and Sterlization (MP). 23(22) Taking a Medical History (MP). 24(23) Vital Signs and Measurements (MP). 25(24) The Physical Examination (MP). UNIT 7: Assisting with Specialty Examinations and Procedures (MP). 26(30) Obstetrics and Gynecology (MP). 27(30) Pediatrics (MP). 28(30) Male Reproductive System (MP). 29(30) Gerontology (MP) 30(30) Examinations and Procedures of Body Systems (MP). UNIT 8: Advanced Techniques and Procedures (MP). 31(25) Assisting with Minor Surgery. 32 Diagnostic Imaging (MP) 33(26) Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Modalities (MP). 34(27)Nutrition in Health and Disease (MP). 35(28) Basic Pharmacology (MP). 36(29) Calculation of Medication Dosages and Medication Administration (MP). 37 Electrocardiography. UNIT 9(9): Laboratory Procedures (JC) 38. Safety and Regulatory Guidelines in the Medical Laboratory (JC). 39(32) Introduction to the Medical Laboratory (retitle) (JC). 40(33) Venipuncture (JC). 41(34) Hematology (JC). 42(35) Urinalysis (JC). 43(36) Basic Microbiology (JC). 44(37) SpecialtyLaboratory Tests (JC) SECTION IV: PROFESSIONAL PROCEDURES. UNIT 10(10): Office and Human Resource Management (BL, CT). 45(38) The Medical Assistant as Office Manager (BL). 46(39) The Medical Assistant as Human Resources Manager (CT). UNIT 11(11): Entry Into the Profession (BL, CT) 47(41) Preparing for Medical Assisting Credentials (BL). 48(42) Employment Strategies (BL)

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