Clinical Medical Assisting An Introduction to the Fundamentals of Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-12-27
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Clinical Medical Assisting: An Introduction to the Fundamentals of Practice is a complete resource for clinical medical assistant training. This comprehensive, accessible text provides a thorough education to prepare medical assistant students for clinical practice. Key TopicsProfessionalismPatient CommunicationCommunication with Health Care TeamMedical TerminologyMedical Calculations and ConversionsBody SystemsPreparing Patient Care AreasPatient IntakeVital SignsCorrect TechniquesAdministering Injections and ImmunizationsInfection Control and PrecautionsMedical Record and DocumentationPaperwork ProcessMedical Insurance and CodingPharmacology & Medication AdministrationDosage CalculationsSpecimen CollectionCare of Instruments and EquipmentExternships and Job Search

Table of Contents

Chapter1: The Medical Assistant and the Healthcare Team
Chapter2: Mathematical Calculations and Conversions
Chapter3: Introduction to Medical Terminology
Chapter4: Communications: Medical Records and Documentation
Chapter5: Infection Control and Medical Asepsis
Chapter6: Medical History, Patient Screening, and Exams
Chapter7: Dosage Calculations
Chapter8: Integumentary System
Chapter9: Respiratory System
Chapter10: Pharmacology and Medication Administration
Chapter11: Administering Injections and Immunizations
Chapter12: Muscular and Skeletal Systems
Chapter13: Circulatory System
Chapter14: Nervous and Sensory Systems
Chapter15: Endocrine Systems
Chapter16: Digestive System
Chapter17: Urinary and Reproductive Systems
Chapter18: Medical Insurance and Coding
Chapter19: Working with Pediatric and Geriatric Clients
Chapter20: Externship and the Job Search

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Infection Control Expert April 26, 2013
Great information for beginner and still helpful for seasoned professionals.
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