Study Guide for Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Medical Assisting / Edition 3

Study Guide for Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Medical Assisting / Edition 3

by Laura Southard Durham, Denise Woodson
     
 

ISBN-10: 078177005X

ISBN-13: 9780781770057

Pub. Date: 03/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Designed to accompany Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Medical Assisting, Third Edition, this student study guide includes perforated skill performance evaluation forms; chapter outlines and learning objectives; matching, multiple-choice and critical thinking exercises; patient teaching exercises; and learning self-assessment exercises.

Overview

Designed to accompany Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Medical Assisting, Third Edition, this student study guide includes perforated skill performance evaluation forms; chapter outlines and learning objectives; matching, multiple-choice and critical thinking exercises; patient teaching exercises; and learning self-assessment exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781770057
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF MEDICAL ASSISTING
Understanding the Profession

Medicine and Medical Assisting
Law and Ethics (Includes HIPAA and Risk Management)
Communication Skills
Patient Education

THE ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Fundamentals of Administrative Medical Assisting

The First Contact: Telephone and Reception
Managing Appointments
Written Communications
Electronic Medical Records
Computer Applications in the Medical Office
Management of the Medical Office
Managing the Finances in the Practice
Fees, Credit, and Collections
Bookkeeping, Banking, Accounts Payable, and Payroll
Health Insurance
Diagnostic Coding
Outpatient Procedural Coding

THE CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting

Nutrition and Wellness
Medical Asepsis and Infection Control
Medical History and Patient Assessment
Anthropometric Measurements and Vital Signs
Assisting with the Physical Examination
Sterilization and Surgical Instruments
Assisting with Minor Office Surgery
Pharmacology
Preparing and Administering Medications
Diagnostic Imaging
Medical Office Emergencies
Clinical Duties Related to Medical Specialties
Dermatology
Orthopedics
Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
Pulmonary Medicine
Cardiology
Gastroenterology
Neurology
Urology
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endocrinology
Pediatrics
Geriatrics

THE CLINICAL LABORATORY
Fundamentals of Laboratory Procedures

Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory
CLIA Compliance and Laboratory Safety
Phlebotomy
Hematology
Urinalysis
Immunology and Microbiology
Clinical Chemistry

CAREER STRATEGIES
Competing in the Job Market

Making the Transition: Student to Employee

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