Pearson's Administrative Medical Assisting / Edition 1

Pearson's Administrative Medical Assisting / Edition 1

by Nina Beaman, Lorraine Fleming-McPhillips
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132209047

ISBN-13: 9780132209045

Pub. Date: 03/03/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This is volume I of a brand new Medical Assisting text that is all about Connections: Medical Assistant's connections with patients, physicians, offices and jobs. A student's connection with the book, their instructor and their newly chosen profession is a recipe for success. This text is available as one comprehensive textbook or can be purchased in

Overview

This is volume I of a brand new Medical Assisting text that is all about Connections: Medical Assistant's connections with patients, physicians, offices and jobs. A student's connection with the book, their instructor and their newly chosen profession is a recipe for success. This text is available as one comprehensive textbook or can be purchased in a three volume set. Volume 1- Administrative, Volume 2- Anatomy and Physiology and Volume 3- Clinical may also be sold separately. Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting, 1e, is the first book to help students succeed in both the classroom and in their careers. It helps students take information from "what you need to do" to "how to do it". Strong integration of tips, hints and guidelines help students avoid common performance mishaps while peforming clinical skills and the softer skills (e.g. timeliness, presentation, interpersonal relations).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132209045
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/03/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.46(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME I - Administrative Medical Assisting

 1.  Medical Assisting:  The Profession.   

 2.  Medical Science: History and Practice.

 3.  Medical Law and Ethics.

 4.  Communication: Verbal and Nonverbal.

 5.  The Office Environment (Include Safety).

 6.  Telephone Techniques.   

 7.  Patient Reception.

 8.  Appointment Scheduling.

 9.  Office Facilities, Equipment and Supplies.

10.  Written Communication.

11.  Computers in the Medical Office.

12.  Managing Medical Records.

13.  Fees, Billing, Collections and Credit.

14.  Financial Management (Include Banking).

15.  Medical Insurance.

16.  Medical Insurance Claims.

17.  Medical Coding.

18.  Medical Office Management.

Volume II - Anatomy and Physiology

19. Body Structure and Function

20. The Integumentary System

21. The Skeletal System

22. The Muscular System

23. The Nervous System

24. The Senses

25. The Cardiovascular System

26. The Immune System

27. The Respiratory System

28. The Digestive System

29. The Urinary System

30. The Endocrine System

31. The Reproductive System

Volume III - Clinical Medical Assisting

32. Infection Control: Asepsis

33. Assisting with Physical Examinations

34. Vital Signs and Measurements

35. Assisting with Medical Specialties

36. Assisting in Eye and Ear Care

37. Assisting with Life Span Specialties

38. Assisting with Minor Surgery

39. Assisting with Medical Emergencies

40. The ClinicalLaboratory

41. Microbiology

42. Urinalysis

43. Hematology

44. Radiology

45. Electrocardiography and Pulmonary Function

46. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

47. Math for Pharmacology

48. Pharmacology

49. Administering Medications

50. Patient Education

51. Nutrition

52. Psychology

53. Externship and Career opportunities

 

Appendices

Appendix A. Tables:  Assisting with Medical Specialties.

Appendix B. Abbreviations, Symbols and Measurements.

Appendix C. Common Medical Terminology Prefixes and Suffixes.

Appendix D. Glossary.

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