Delmar's Medical Assisting Exam Review, Second Edition is written in outline format to prepare the learner for the Certified Medical Assisting (CMA) exam, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam, and Certified Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS) exam. The book contains five sections to offer flexibility for the learner, and includes test information and preparation sections, review content on general, administrative, and clinical topics, and pre- and post-test exams. The new edition conforms to the latest AAMA role delineation chart, as well as AAMA and AMT content areas. New software on the accompanying CD-ROM offers several new options: a test-taking mode or practice mode with feedback; customization by exam type, number of questions, or type of question; and learners may save their work or print their scores. Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning.
John P. Cody, MPH, MBA, CMA (AAMA), has acquired nearly 30 years of health care and adult education experience. His health care experience began while serving as a general duty Hospital Corpsman in the U.S. Navy. During his military service, he completed training and gained experience as an emergency medical technician, medical laboratory technician, clinical and laboratory supervisor, and administrative supervisor. Shortly before being honorably discharged from the Navy, John completed his B.S. degree in Health Care Management from Southern Illinois University. Being a strong advocate of higher education, John subsequently completed a master's degree in public health administration, as well as one in business management from the University of Minnesota. Concomitantly, John has served as a professor of health sciences, program director, and academic administrator in business and allied health education. John lives with his family in East, Central Illinois.
Cathy Kelley-Arney works in the clinical laboratory of an inpatient medical facility. She has worked for many years in both inpatient and outpatient settings as a lab technician and medical assistant, and in the educational setting as an instructor, program director, and institutional director of health care education.
Section 1: Exam Preparation, 1 Exam Preparation, 2 Study Techniques, 3 Test-Taking Strategems, Pre-Test for the CMA, RMA, and CMAS exams; Section 2: General Medical Knowledge, 4 Medical Terminology, 5 Anatomy and Physiology, 6 Health Care Law, 7 Health Care Ethics, 8 Human Development and Therapeutic Relations; Section 3: Administrative Knowledge, 9 Information Processing, 10 Document Processing and Management, 11 Reception, 12 Medical Practice Financial Management, 13 Medical Coding, 14 Medical Insurance, 15 Miscellaneous Administrative Functions; Section 4 Clinical Knowledge, 16 Patient Preparation, Vitals, and Documentation, 17 The Physical Examination, 18 Nutrition, 19 Specialty Procedures: Electrocardiography, Radiography, and Physical Therapy, 20 Surgical Care, 21 Pharmacology and Drug Therapy, 22 First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, 23 Laboratory Orientation, 24 Urinalysis, Serology, and Chemistry, 25 Hematology, 26 Microbiology ; Section 5: Practice Exams CMA Exam, RMA Exam, CMAS Exam; Appendix AAMA Role Delineation Chart, correlated by chapter, References