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Case Studies For Medical Assisting



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Delmar Cengage Learning
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CASE STUDIES FOR MEDICAL ASSISTING, 1ST EDITION provides scripted scenarios specifically created to enrich the classroom experience. Instructors can create entire lessons through the hands-on application of all medical assisting skills, and not just in the perfect "textbook" ideal setting. Students gain all the real-life skills needed for the job-in the classroom.

Table of Contents

To the Learner
To the Instructor
How to Use This Book
General Knowledge
Demonstrate the Ability to correctly use Medical Terminology
Demonstrate a Working Knowledge of the Anatomy and Physiology of the HUMAN BODY
Demonstrate the Ability to Apply the Basic Principles of Human Behavior
Display a Professional Attitude
Demonstrate the Ability to Work as
Part of a Team
Perform Clerical Functions
Schedule and Manage Appointments
Schedule Inpatient and Outpatient Admissions and Procedures
Organize a Patient's Medical Record
File Medical Records
Perform Bookkeeping Procedures
Prepare a Bank Deposit'
Post Entries on a Daysheet
Perform Accounts Receivable Procedures
Perform Billing and Collection Procedures
Post Adjustments
Process Credit Balance
Process Refunds
Post NSF Checks
Post Collection Agency Payments
Process Insurance Claims
Apply Managed Care Policies and Procedures Apply Third Party Guidelines
Perform Procedural Coding
Perform Diagnostic Coding
Complete Insurance Claim Forms
Fundamental Principles
Perform Handwashing
Wrap Items for Autoclaving
Perform Sterilization Techniques
Dispose of Biohazardous Materials
Practice Standard Precautions
Specimen Collection
Perform Venipuncture
Perform Capillary Puncture
Obtain Specimens for Microbiological Testing
Instruct Patients in the Collection of a Clean-Catch and Midstream Urine Specimen
Instruct Patients in the Collection of Fecal Specimens
Diagnostic Testing
Perform Electrocardiography
Perform Respiratory Testing
Perform CLIA Waived Testing
Perform Urinalysis
Perform Hematology Testing
Perform Chemistry Testing
Perform Immunology Testing
Perform Microbiology Testing
Patient Care
Perform Telephone and In-person Screening
Obtain Vital Signs
Obtain and Record Patient History
Prepare and Maintain examination and Treatment Areas
Prepare Patient for and Assist with Routine and Specialty Examinations
Prepare Patient for and Assist with Procedures, Treatments, and Minor Office SURGERIES
Apply Pharmacology Principles to Prepare and Administer Oral and Parenteral (Excluding IVs) Medications
Maintain Medication and Immunization Records
Demonstrate the Ability to Perform CPR, AED and First Aid
Identify and apply the Basic Principles of a Patient's Dietary Needs
Professional Communication
Respond to and Initiate Written Communication
Recognize and Respond to Verbal Communications
Recognize and Respond to Nonverbal Communications
Demonstrate Telephone Techniques
Demonstrate the Ability to Receive, Organize, Prioritize and Transmit
Perform Patient Interviewing Techniques
Perform Screening and Processing of Incoming and Outgoing Mail
Legal Concepts
Identify and Respond to Issues of Confidentiality
Perform Within Legal and Ethical Boundaries
Establish and Maintain the Medical Record
Document Appropriately
Demonstrate Knowledge of Federal and State Health Care Legislation and Regulations
Patient Instruction
Explain General Office Procedures
Instruct Individuals According to their Needs
Provide Instruction for Health Maintenance and Disease Prevention
Identify Community Resources
Operational Functions
Perform and Inventory of Supplies and Equipment
Perform Routine Maintenance of Administrative and Clinical Equipment
Utilize Computer Software to Maintain Office Systems
Use Methods of Quality Control
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