Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Study Guide and Procedure Checklist Manual Package: An Applied Learning Approach / Edition 12

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Get more practice with the essential medical assisting job skills! Designed to support Kinn’s The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach, 12th Edition by Deborah Proctor and Alexandra Adams, this study guide and procedure checklist manual provide a complete review of content and offer a wide range of exercises to reinforce your understanding of the common administrative and clinical skills - including CAAHEP and ABHES competencies.

• The most current content and competencies associated with CAAHEP and ABHES
ensure that you are being taught according to the leading accreditation organizations.
A variety of exercises test your knowledge and critical thinking skills with vocabulary review, multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false questions.
Procedure Checklists Manual packaged with the study guide helps you track your performance of every procedure included in the textbook.
Work documentation proves to your instructor and to accrediting organizations that you have completed each competency.
Additional exercises enhance learning with skills and concepts, word puzzles, case studies, workplace applications, and Internet activities.
Procedure checklists allow you to tear out each sheet and submit to your instructor for evaluation.

• Expanded coverage of the Electronic Medical Record
allows you to learn more about the EMR and its use in the physician’s office.
Expanded coverage of Emergency Preparedness helps you meet CAAHEP and ABHES requirements.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455759576
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 9/2/2013
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 1200
  • Sales rank: 391,225
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Table of Contents


  1. Becoming a Successful Student
  2. The Healthcare Industry
  3. Unit One: Introduction to Medical Assisting

  4. The Medical Assisting Profession
  5. Professional Behavior in the Workplace
  6. Interpersonal Skills and Human Behavior
  7. Medicine and Ethics
  8. Medicine and Law
  9. Unit Two: Administrative Medical Assisting

  10. Computer Concepts
  11. Telephone Techniques
  12. Scheduling Appointments
  13. Patient Reception and Processing
  14. Office Environment and Daily Operations
  15. Written Communications and Mail Processing
  16. Unit Three: Health Information in the Medical Office

  17. The Paper Medical Record
  18. The Electronic Medical Record
  19. Health Information Management
  20. Privacy in the Physician’s Office
  21. Unit Four: Billing and Coding Procedures

  22. Basics of Diagnostic Coding
  23. Basics of Procedure Coding
  24. Basics of Health Insurance
  25. The Health Insurance Claim Form
  26. Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting
  27. Unit Five: Financial and Practice Management

  28. Banking Services and Procedures
  29. Management of Practice Finances
  30. Medical Practice Management and Human Resources

26. Medical Practice Marketing and Customer Service

Unit Six: Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting

27. Infection Control

28. Patient Assessment

29.Patient Education

30. Nutrition and Health Promotion

31. Vital Signs

32. Assisting with the Primary Physical Examination

Unit Seven: Assisting with Medications

33. Principles of Pharmacology

34. Pharmacology Math

35. Administering Medications

Unit Eight: Assisting with Medical Specialties

36. Emergency Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergencies

37. Assisting in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

38. Assisting in Dermatology

39. Assisting in Gastroenterology

40. Assisting in Urology and Male Reproduction

41. Assisting in Obstetrics and Gynecology

42. Assisting in Pediatrics

43. Assisting in Orthopedic Medicine

44. Assisting in Neurology and Mental Health

45. Assisting in Endocrinology

46. Assisting in Pulmonary Medicine

47. Assisting in Cardiology

48. Assisting in Geriatrics

Unit Nine: Diagnostic Procedures

49. Principles of Electrocardiography

50. Assisting with Diagnostic Imaging

51. Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory

52. Assisting in the Analysis of Urine

53. Assisting in Phlebotomy

54. Assisting in the Analysis of Blood

55. Assisting in Microbiology and Immunology

Unit Ten: Assisting with Surgeries

56. Surgical Supplies and Instruments

57. Surgical Asepsis and Assisting with Surgical Procedures

Unit Eleven: Career Development

58. Career Development and Life Skills

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