Delmar’s Clinical Medical Assisting

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/8/2009
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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Covering the latest topics, trends and competency-based procedures, combined with innovative technology, discover what makes DelmarÆs Clinical Medical Assisting the premier learning package for clinical medical assisting. In this edition, learn the most current information and procedures necessary to succeed in the medical office. Use the accompanying interactive software programs to translate this knowledge in simulating real-world practices, applying critical thinking skills, and training to use electronic medical records (EMR) software.

Table of Contents

General Procedures
Introduction to Medical Assisting and Health Professions
The Medical Assisting Profession
Health Care Settings and the Health Care Team
History of Medicine
The Therapeutic Approach
Therapeutic Communication Skills
Coping Skills for the Medical Assistant
The Therapeutic Approach to the Patient with Life-Threatening Illness
Responsible Medical Practice
Legal Considerations
Ethical Considerations
Emergency Procedures and First Aid
Clinical Procedures
Integrated Clinical Procedures
Infection Control and Medical Asepsis
The Patient History and Documentation
Vital Signs and Measurements
The Physical Examination
Assisting with Specialty Examinations and Procedures
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Male Reproductive System
Examinations and Procedures of Body Systems
Advanced Techniques and Procedures
Assisting with Ambulatory/Office Surgery
Diagnostic Imaging
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Modalities
Nutrition in Health and Disease
Basic Pharmacology
Calculation of Medication Dosage and Medication Administration
Safety and Regulatory Guidelines in the Medical Laboratory
Laboratory Procedures
Introduction to the Medical Laboratory
Phlebotomy: Venipuncture and Capillary Puncture
Basic Microbiology
Specialty Laboratory Tests
Professional Procedures
Office and Human Resource Management
The Medical Assistant as Office Manager
The Medical Assistant as Human Resources Manager
Entry into the Profession
Preparing for Medical Assisting Credentials
Employment Strategies
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