Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies / Edition 3

Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies / Edition 3

by Wilburta Q. Lindh, Marilyn S. Pooler, Carol D. Tamparo, Barbara M. Dahl
     
 

ISBN-10: 1401881246

ISBN-13: 9781401881245

Pub. Date: 08/16/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This new medical assisting learning system provides comprehensive coverage of administrative and clinical procedures and skills. The full-color text integrates the new DACUM competencies throughout, using a simulation approach to enhance learning. Two Student Practice Disks are packaged with the text providing comprehensive review of administrative and clinical…  See more details below

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This new medical assisting learning system provides comprehensive coverage of administrative and clinical procedures and skills. The full-color text integrates the new DACUM competencies throughout, using a simulation approach to enhance learning. Two Student Practice Disks are packaged with the text providing comprehensive review of administrative and clinical content. Step-by-step detailed procedures and an innovative, open text design clearly illustrate basic and advanced medical assisting skills. End of chapter review questions with a critical-thinking emphasis reinforce learning of material covered. Unique topics covered include managed care, coping skills, therapeutic approach to patients, cultural diversity applications, as well as preparation for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam, and professional career success.
(multimedia, administrative skills, clinical skills, medical assisting, CMA exam)
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INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS
Instructor's Guide ISBN: 0-8273-6763-5
Instructor's Resource Kit ISBN: 0-7668-0268-X
Computerized Test Bank (3.5" Windows disk) ISBN: 0-8273-8415-7
Student Workbook ISBN: 0-8273-6765-1

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401881245
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/16/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1360
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.12(h) x 1.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Unit 1-Introduction to Medical Assisting and Health Professions: Medical Assisting as a Profession. Health Care Settings and Health Care Team. History of Medicine. Unit 2-Federal Regulations and Emergency Procedures: Federal Regulations and Guidelines. Emergency Procedures and First Aid Unit 3-The Therapeutic Approach: Therapeutic Communication Skills. Coping Skills for the Medical Assistant. The Therapeutic Approach to the Patient with AIDS. Unit 4-Responsible Medical Practice. Applied Legal Concepts. Applied Ethical Concepts. Unit 5-Integrated Administrative Procedures: Creating the Facility Environment. Computer Use in the Ambulatory Care Setting. Telephone Techniques. Patient Scheduling. Medical Records Management. Written Communications. Unit 6-Managing Facility Finances: Daily Financial Practices. Medical Insurance and Coding. Billing and Collections. Accounting Practices. Unit 7-Integrated Clinical Procedures: Medical Asepsis, Disease and Infection Control. Taking a Medical History. Vital Signs and Measurements. The Physical Examination. Assisting with Minor Surgery. Rehabilitation Medicine. Nutrition and Health and Disease. Basic Pharmacology. Dosage Calculations and Medication Administration. Unit 8-Diagnostic Procedures: Medical Specialty Procedures. Electrocardiography. Unit 9-Laboratory Procedures: Introduction to the Medical Laboratory. Venipuncture. Hematology. Urinalysis. Basic Microbiology. Specialty Laboratory Tests. Unit 10-Professional Procedures. The Medical Assistant as Office Manager. The Medical Assistant as Human Resource Manager. Unit 11-Entry Into the Profession. Preparing for Externship. Preparing for MedicalAssisting Credentials. Employment Strategies. Appendices, Glossary and Managed Care Glossary.

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