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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting with CDROM

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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting, 2nd edition addresses the most current competencies for CMA certification, CPR procedures, coding and insurance billing requirements, HIPAA regulations, OSHA guidelines, and clinical diagnostic testing such as hemoglobin A1c (diabetes) testing. It also includes coverage of procedures and the coverage of Anatomy and Physiology is increased significantly. It trains students on clinical procedures, infection control, anatomy and physiology, assisting with patients, medical emergencies and first aid, laboratory procedures, nutrition, pharmacology, diagnostic equipment, and much more.

Table of Contents

Clinical Medical Assisting

Section 1 The Medical Office Environment

1 Principles of Asepsis

2 Infection-Control Techniques

3 HIV, Hepatitis, and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens

4 Preparing the Examination and Treatment Areas

Section 2 Anatomy and Physiology

5 Organization of the Body

6 The Integumentary System

7 The Skeletal System

8 The Muscular System

9 The Nervous System

10 The Circulatory System

11 The Immune System

12 The Respiratory System

13 The Digestive System

14 The Endocrine System

15 Special Senses

16 The Urinary System

17 The Reproductive System

Section 3 Assisting with Patients

18 Interviewing the Patient, Taking a History, Documentation

19 Obtaining Vital Signs and Measurements

20 Assisting with a General Physical Examination

21 Providing Eye and Ear Care

Section 4 Specialty Practices and Medical Emergencies

22 Assisting with Examinations in the Basic Specialties

23 Assisting with Highly Specialized Examinations

24 Assisting with Minor Surgery

25 Assisting with Cold and Heat Therapy and Ambulation

26 Medical Emergencies and First Aid

Section 5 Physician's Office Laboratory Procedures

37 Laboratory Equipment and Safety

28 Introduction to Microbiology

29 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Urine Specimens

30 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Blood Specimens

Section 6 Nutrition, Pharmacology, and Diagnostic Equipment

31 Nutrition and Special Diets

32 Principles of Pharmacology

33 Drug Administration

34 Electrocardiography and Pulmonary Function Testing

35 X-Rays and Diagnostic Radiology

Section 7 Externship

36 Medical Assisting Externships and Preparing to Find a Position

Appendix I Medical Assistant Role Delineation Chart

Appendix II Prefixes and Suffixes Commonly Used in Medical Terms

Appendix III Latin and Greek Equivalents Commonly Used in Medical Terms

Appendix IV Abbreviations Commonly Used in Medical Notations

Appendix V Symbols Commonly Used in Medical Notations

Appendix VI Professional Organizations and Agencies

Product Details

McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Thompson, Sharion
Whicker, Leesa
Ramutkowski, Barbara
Thompson, Sharion K
Booth, Kathryn A.
Booth, Kathryn
Pugh, Donna Jeanne
Pugh, Donna
Allied Health Services - Medical Assistants
Health and Medicine-Professional Medical Reference
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Publication Date:
May 2005
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College/higher education:
11.14x8.72x1.49 in. 4.26 lbs.

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