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Overview

Medical Assisting, Third Edition addresses the most current competencies for medical assisting certification, CPR procedures, coding and insurance billing requirements, HIPAA regulation, OSHA guidelines, and clinical diagnostic testing such as hemoglobin A1c (diabetes) testing. Thorough coverage of procedures remains an asset. It trains students on medical office administrative procedures and equipment, clinical procedures, infection control, anatomy and physiology, assisting with patients, medical emergencies and first aid, laboratory procedures, nutrition, pharmacology, diagnostic equipment, and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077243265
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 4/4/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1162
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One Introduction to Medical Assisting

Section 1 Foundations and Principles

Chapter 1 The Profession of Medical Assisting

Chapter 2 Types of Medical Practice

Chapter 3 Legal and Ethical Issues in Medical Practice, Including HIPAA

Chapter 4 Communication with Patients, Families, and Coworkers

Part Two Administrative Medical Assisting

Section 1 Office Work

Chapter 5 Using and Maintaining Office Equipment

Chapter 6 Using Computers in the Office

Chapter 7 Managing Correspondence and Mail

Chapter 8 Managing Office Supplies

Chapter 9 Maintaining Patient Records

Chapter 10 Managing the Office Medical Records

Section 2 Interacting with Patients

Chapter 11 Telephone Techniques

Chapter 12 Scheduling Appointments and Maintaining the Physician's Schedule

Chapter 13 Patient Reception

Chapter 14 Patient Education

Section 3 Financial Responsibilities

Chapter 15 Health Insurance Billing Procedures

Chapter 16 Medical Coding

Chapter 17 Patient Billing and Collections

Chapter 18 Accounting for the Medical Office

Part Three Clinical Medical Assisting

Section 1 The Medical Office Environment

Chapter 19 Principles of Asepsis

Chapter 20 Infection Control Techniques

Chapter 21 HIV, Hepatitis, and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens

Chapter 22 Preparing the Examination and Treatment Areas

Section 2 Assisting with Patients

Chapter 23 Interviewing the Patient, Taking a History, and Documentation

Chapter 24 Obtaining Vital Signs and Measurements

Chapter 25 Assisting with a General Physical Examination

Section 3 Specialty Practices and Medical Emergencies

Chapter 26 Assisting with Examinations in the Basic Specialties

Chapter 27 Assisting with Highly Specialized Examinations

Chapter 28 Assisting with Minor Surgery

Chapter 29 Assisting with Cold and Heat Therapy and Ambulation

Chapter 30 Medical Emergencies and First Aid

Chapter 31 Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Section 6 Physician's Office Laboratory Procedures

Chapter 32 Laboratory Equipment and Safety

Chapter 33 Introduction to Microbiology

Chapter 34 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Urine Specimens

Chapter 35 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Blood Specimens

Section 5 Nutrition, Pharmacology, and Diagnostic Equipment

Chapter 36 Nutrition and Special Diets

Chapter 37 Principles of Pharmacology

Chapter 38 Drug Administration

Chapter 39 Electrocardiography and Pulmonary Function Testing

Chapter 40 X-Rays and Diagnostic Radiology

Section 6 Externship

Chapter 41 Medical Assisting Externships and Preparing to Find a Position

Appendix I Medical Assistant Role Delineation Chart (AAMA)

Appendix II RMA Certification Chart

Appendix III NHA Certification Chart

Appendix IV Prefixes and Suffixes Commonly Used in Medical Terms

Appendix V Latin and Greek Equivalents Commonly Used in Medical Terms

Appendix VI Abbreviations Commonly Used in Medical Notations

Appendix VII Symbols Commonly Used in Medical Notations

Appendix VIII Professional Organizations and Agencies

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