9780077399979

Medical Assisting: Administrative & Clinical Procedures with Student CDs

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077399979

  • ISBN10:

    0077399978

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/27/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Respected for its inclusive coverage of AAMA, AMT, NHA, RMA, NOCTI, CAAHEP and SCANS, Booth's fourth edition now provides the 2010 ABHES and 2008 CAAHEP standards in each chapter! Preparation for Certification Boxes have been added to this edition to focus students on the specific exam they will take. Over 30 Electronic Health Record activities are incorporated into the text and available online through SpringCharts, simulating real patient encounters. Emergency Preparedness, additional administrative coverage and a completely revised workbook that now includes competency work products have been added for the 4th edition. ACTIVSim, LearnSmart, and Connect Plus+ digitally enhance learning with Booth's Medical Assisting!

Table of Contents

Introduction to Medical Assisting
Foundations and Principles
The Profession of Medical Assisting
Types of Medical Practice
Legal and Ethical Issues in Medical Practice, Including HIPAA
Communication with Patients, Families, and Coworkers
Administrative Medical Assisting
Office Work
Using and Maintaining Office Equipment
Using Computers in the Office
Managing Correspondence and Mail
Managing Office Supplies
Maintaining Patient Records
Managing the Office Medical Records
Interacting with Patients
Telephone Techniques
Scheduling Appointments and Maintaining the Physician’s Schedule
Patient Reception
Patient Education
Financial Responsibilities
Health Insurance Billing Procedures
Medical Coding
Patient Billing and Collections
Accounting for the Medical Office
Clinical Medical Assisting
Anatomy & Physiology
Organization of the Body
The Integumentary System
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Cardiovascular System
The Respiratory System
The Nervous System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive Systems
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
The Digestive System
The Endocrine System
Special Senses
The Medical Office Environment
Principles of Asepsis
Infection Control Techniques
HIV, Hepatitis, and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens
Preparing the Exam and Treatment Areas
Assisting with Patients
Interviewing the Patient, Taking a History, and Documentation
Obtaining Vital Signs and Measurements
Assisting with a General Physical Examination
Specialty Practices and Medical Emergencies
Assisting with Examinations in the Basic Specialties
Assisting with Highly Specialized Examinations
Assisting with Minor Surgery
Assisting with Cold and Heat Therapy and Ambulation
Emergency Preparedness and First Aid
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Physician’s Office Laboratory Procedures
Laboratory Equipment and Safety
Introduction to Microbiology
Collecting, Processing, and Testing Urine Specimens
Collecting, Processing, and Testing Blood Specimens
Nutrition, Pharmacology, and Diagnostic Equipment
Nutrition and Special Diets
Principles of Pharmacology
Drug Administration
Electrocardiography and Pulmonary Function Testing
X-Rays and Diagnostic Radiology
Externship
Medical Assisting Externships and Preparing to Find a Position
Prefixes, Suffixes and Word Roots In Commonly-Used Medical Terms
Abbreviations and Symbols Commonly Used in Medical Notations
Glossary
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