Study Guide for Today's Medical Assistant: Clinical & Administrative Procedures / Edition 2

Study Guide for Today's Medical Assistant: Clinical & Administrative Procedures / Edition 2

by Kathy Bonewit-West, Sue Hunt
     
 

Use this study tool to master the content from your Today's Medical Assistant: Clinical & Administrative Procedures, 2nd Edition textbook! Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook by Kathy Bonewit-West, Sue Hunt, and Edith Applegate, this study guide helps you understand and apply the material with practical exercises, activities, flashcards,

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Overview

Use this study tool to master the content from your Today's Medical Assistant: Clinical & Administrative Procedures, 2nd Edition textbook! Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook by Kathy Bonewit-West, Sue Hunt, and Edith Applegate, this study guide helps you understand and apply the material with practical exercises, activities, flashcards, checklists, review questions, and more.

  • Chapter assignment tables at the beginning of chapters guide you through textbook and study guide assignments, and make it easy to track your progress.
  • Laboratory assignment tables list the procedures in each chapter, including study guide page number references, and indicate the procedures shown on the DVDs.
  • A pretest and posttest in each chapter measure your understanding with 10 true/false questions.
  • Key term assessments include exercises to help in reviewing and mastering new vocabulary.
  • Evaluation of Learning questions let you assess your understanding, evaluate progress, and prepare for the certification examination.
  • Critical thinking activities let you apply your knowledge to real-life situations.
  • Practice for Competency sections offer extra practice on clinical skills presented in the book.
  • Evaluation of Competency checklists evaluate your performance versus stated objectives and updated CAAHEP performance standards.

  • Updated content includes exercises for topics such as electronic medical records, advanced directives, HIPAA, emergency preparedness, ICD-10 coding, documentation, medical office technology, medical asepsis, vital signs, pediatrics, colonoscopy, IV therapy, and CLIA waived tests.
  • New activities provide practice for the Today's Medical Assistant textbook’s newest and most up-to-date content.
  • New Emergency Protective Practices for the Medical Office chapter includes procedures, critical thinking questions, and other activities to help you understand emergency preparedness.
  • New Wheelchair Transfer Procedure and Evaluation of Competency checklist includes a step-by-step guide to this important procedure.
  • New video evaluation worksheets on the Evolve companion website reinforce the procedures demonstrated on the textbook DVDs.
  • New practicum and externship activities on Evolve provide practice with real-world scenarios.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455701513
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/24/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1328
Sales rank:
105,686
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Introduction to Medical Assisting

1. The Health Care System

2. The Professional Medical Assistant

3. Ethics and Law for the Medical Office

4. Interacting with Patients

SECTION 2: Anatomy and Physiology

5. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

6. Integumentary System

7. Skeletal System

8. Muscular System

9. Nervous System

10.The Senses

11. Endocrine System

12. Circulatory System

13. Respiratory System

14. Digestive System

15. Urinary System

16. Reproductive System

SECTION 3: Clinical Component

17. Medical Asepsis and the OSHA Standard

18. Sterilization and Disinfection

19. Vital Signs

20. The Physical Examination

21. Eye and Ear Assessment and Procedures

22. Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing

23. The Gynecologic Examination and Prenatal Care

24. The Pediatric Examination

25. Minor Office Surgery

26. Administration of Medication and Intravenous Therapy

27. Cardiopulmonary Procedures

28. Specialty Examinations and Procedures: Colon Procedures, Male Reproductive Health, and Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

29. Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory

30. Urinalysis

31. Phlebotomy

32. Hematology

33. Blood Chemistry and Immunology

35. Emergency Medical Procedures

SECTION 4: Administrative Component

36. The Medical Record

37. Patient Reception

38. Medical Office Computerization

39. Telephone Techniques

40. Scheduling Appointments

41. Medical Records Management

42. Written Communications

43. Mail

44. Managing Practice Finances

45. Medical Coding

46. Medical Insurance

47. Billing and Collections

48. Office Management and Emergency Preparedness

49. Emergency Protective Practices for the Medical Office

50. Obtaining Employment

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