9781401881351

Thomson Delmar's Learning's Administrative Medical Assisting

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  • ISBN13:

    9781401881351

  • ISBN10:

    1401881351

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/21/2005
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Delmar's Administrative Medical Assisting, Third Edition is part of a dynamic learning system that includes a textbook, workbook, interactive CD-ROM, and instructor support materials. The new edition maps to the latest CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for Medical Assisting Educational programs and the ABHES Program Requirements and Curriculum. Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning. This edition provides more opportunity for critical thinking through case studies, critical thinking questions, scenarios, and features tying to both of Delmar's Medical Assisting DVD series. The book also emphasizes softer skills such as professionalism and practical skills, including how to comply with HIPAA regulations and handle privacy issues on the job.

Table of Contents

General Procedures
Introduction to Medical Assisting and Health Professions
Medical Assisting as a Profession
Health Care Settings and the Health Care Team
History of Medicine Unit 2: 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
Administrative Procedures
Integrated Administrative Procedures
Creating the Facility Environment
Computers in the Ambulatory Care Setting
Telephone Techniques
Patient Scheduling
Medical Records Management
Written Communications
Transcription
Managing Facility Finances
Daily Financial Practices
Medical Insurance
Medical Insurance Coding
Billing and Collections
Accounting Practices
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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