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Clear and easy to understand, MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES, Seventh Edition delivers all of the knowledge base, skills, and behaviors required for an entry-level medical assistant, including a comprehensive section on the structure and function of body systems. The book has been streamlined and updated to include the latest in emergency preparedness, ICD-10, electronic health records, as well as personal effectiveness topics such as, professionalism and time management. Updated and innovative, the 7th edition of Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies uses multiple in-text features and exclusive technology products to prepare you for a successful career in medical assisting, and give you an advantage in today's competitive marketplace.
Table of Contents
|Health Care Roles and Responsibilities|
|The Medical Assistant and the Health Care Team|
|The Health Care Environment|
|Introduction to Medical Terminology|
|Understanding and Building Medical Terms of Body Systems|
|Medical Law and Ethics|
|Verbal and Nonverbal Communication|
|Applying Communication Skills|
|Computers and Office Equipment|
|Beginning the Patient's Record|
|Scheduling Appointments and Receiving Patients|
|The Medical Record, Documentation, and Filing|
|Medical Insurance and Coding|
|Diagnostic and Procedural Coding|
|Billing and Payment for Medical Services|
|Preparing Insurance Claims and Posting Insurance Payments|
|Patient Billing, Posting Patient Payments, and Collecting Fees|
|Banking and Accounting Procedures|
|Accounts Payable and Accounting Procedures|
|Facilities Management and Emergency Preparedness|
|The Medical Office Environment|
|Managing the Office|
|Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body|
|Anatomic Descriptors and Fundamental Body Structure|
|The Nervous System|
|The Integumentary System|
|The Skeletal System|
|The Muscular System|
|The Respiratory System|
|The Circulatory System|
|The Immune System|
|The Digestive System|
|The Urinary System|
|The Endocrine System|
|The Reproductive System|
|Preparing for Clinical Procedures|
|Infection Control and Medical Asepsis|
|The Medical History and Patient Screening|
|Vital Signs and Measurements|
|Preparing for Examinations|
|Assisting with Examinations|
|The Physical Examination and Other Exams|
|The Physician's Office Laboratory|
|Blood Specimen Collection|
|Specimen Collection and Processing|
|Cardiology and Radiology Procedures|
|Minor Surgery Procedures|
|Preparing for Surgery|
|Assisting with Minor Surgical Procedures|
|Medication Administration Procedures|
|Administering Injections and Immunizations|
|Responding to Emergencies and First Aid|
|Emergencies in the Medical Office|
|First Aid for Accidents and Injuries|
|Rehabilitation and Healthy Living|
|Nutrition, Exercise, and Healthy Living|
|Externship and the Job Search|
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