Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies / Edition 4

Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies / Edition 4

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

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ISBN-10: 1435419146

ISBN-13: 9781435419148

Pub. Date: 03/16/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Covering the latest topics and trends, offering the best competency-based procedures, and providing the most innovative technology, it is easy to see why Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies is the most dynamic learning package for medical assisting. In this edition, learn the most current information and procedures

Overview

Covering the latest topics and trends, offering the best competency-based procedures, and providing the most innovative technology, it is easy to see why Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies is the most dynamic learning package for medical assisting. In this edition, learn the most current information and procedures necessary to succeed in the medical office. Use the accompanying interactive software programs to translate this knowledge to simulated, real-world environments, and apply critical thinking skills through electronic health records (EHR) software.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435419148
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/16/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1506
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Medical Assisting Profession. Chapter 2: Health Care Settings and the Health Care Team. Chapter 3: History of Medicine. Chapter 4: Therapeutic Communication Skills. Chapter 5: Coping Skills for the Medical Assistant. Chapter 6: The Therapeutic Approach to the Patient with a Life-Threatening Illness. Chapter 7: Legal Considerations. Chapter 8: Ethical Considerations. Chapter 9: Emergency Procedures and First Aid. Chapter 10: Creating the Facility Environment. Chapter 11: Computers in the Ambulatory Care Setting. Chapter 12: Telecommunications. Chapter 13: Patient Scheduling. Chapter 14: Medical Records Management. Chapter 15: Written Communications. Chapter 16: Medical Documents. Chapter 17: Medical Insurance. Chapter 18: Medical Insurance Coding. Chapter 19: Daily Financial Practices. Chapter 20: Billing and Collections. Chapter 21: Accounting Practices. Chapter 22: Infection Control and Medical Asepsis. Chapter 23: The Patient History and Documentation. Chapter 24: Vital Signs and Measurements. Chapter 25: The Physical Examination. Chapter 26: Obstetrics and Gynecology. Chapter 27: Pediatrics. Chapter 28: Male Reproductive System. Chapter 29: Gerontology. Chapter 30: Examinations and Procedures of Body Systems. Chapter 31: Assisting with Office/Ambulatory Surgery. Chapter 32: Diagnostic Imaging. Chapter 33: Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Modalities. Chapter 34: Nutrition in Health and Disease. Chapter 35: Basic Pharmacology. Chapter 36: Calculation of Medication Dosage and Medication Administration. Chapter 37: Electrocardiography. Chapter 38: Safety and Regulatory Guidelines in the Medical Laboratory. Chapter 39: Introduction to the Medical Laboratory. Chapter 40: Phlebotomy: Venipuncture and Capillary Puncture. Chapter 41: Hematology. Chapter 42: Urinalysis. Chapter 43: Basic Microbiology. Chapter 44: Specialty Laboratory Tests. Chapter 45: The Medical Assistant as Office Manager. Chapter 46: The Medical Assistant as Human Resources Manager. Chapter 47: Preparing for Medical Assisting Credentials. Chapter 48: Employment Strategies.

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