Keys to Medical Assisting: A Pocket Guide, 2nd edition
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Keys to Medical Assisting provides an easy-to-use reference guide that progresses from basic concepts to more complex competencies. The author presents day-to-day procedures in an accessible step-by-step format. At-a-glance tables and key focus boxes offer quick access to essential knowledge.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019
Subject: Medical Assisting & Pharmacy Technician
Category: Introduction to Medical Assisting
Table of contents
PART 1: ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING
1. Introduction and General Office Duties
2. Using Computers in the Office
3. Appointment Scheduling
4. Mail Processing and Managing Correspondence
5. Medical Records Management
6. Forms of Communication
PART 2: OFFICE EQUIPMENT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
7. Managing Supplies and Banking
8. Health Insurance
9. Diagnostic and Procedural Coding
PART 3: CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTING
10. Infection Control and Principles of Asepsis
11. Minor Surgery
12. Vital Signs and Preparing the Patient
14. Diagnostic Imaging
15. Diagnostic Phlebotomy and Hematology
18. Medical Emergencies
PART 4: BASIC PHARMACOLOGY AND ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS
19. Principles of Pharmacology
20. Drug Calculations
21. Administering Medications
A. Abbreviations and Symbols
B. Common Medical Terms and Misspelled Terms
C. Proofreader's Marks
D. Rules for Alphabetic Filing
E. MyPlate Dietary Guidelines
F. Nutrition (Vitamins and Minerals)
G. CMA, RMA, CCMA, and NCMA Examinations
H. Laboratory Requisition Form
I. Normal Laboratory Test Values
J. Overview of Body Systems and Their Functions
K. Celsius and Fahrenheit Temperature Equivalents
L. Immunizations and Vaccinations
M. Blood Grouping
N. Patient's Bill of Rights
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