MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES, Seventh Edition, delivers the critical knowledge base and skills for entry-level medical assistants in an easy-to-understand and proven format. Newly organized for greater effectiveness, the text also includes the latest in emergency preparedness, ICD-10 and electronic health records. In addition, the text highlights personal growth topics like 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 students for a successful career in medical assisting, and give them a significant advantage in today's competitive marketplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This proven comprehensive learning system covers all the administrative, clinical, and general competencies designated by the major accrediting bodies for the entry-level medical assistant. Coverage of the structure and function of each body system is included as well as associated diagnostic examinations and diseases and disorders. This exciting new edition covers the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values necessary for you to become a successful, multi-skilled medical assistant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This competency-based learning system covers the administrative, clinical, and general areas necessary for entry-level employment as identified by the medical assistant role delineation study issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants. A listing of role delineation areas in each unit and in Appendix A make it easy to locate specific skills within each competency. A unit on related therapies presents information on complimentary and alternative treatments. Benefits: Icons in each unit direct you to the administrative and clinical skills CD-ROMs in the back of the book for practice activities to help you better understand concepts. Realistic charting examples at the end of procedures encourage correct documentation of a patient's chart. Registered Medical Assistant -RMA (AMT) certification competencies included in an appendix for reference Critical thinking questions linked to the medical-legal-ethical scenarios help you focus on delineation competencies.
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Sara, the daughter of a working class family, was crushed when her high school sweetheart rejected her for the daughter of a successful lawyer. Heartbroken, Sara left California and moved to Philadelphia to live, and four years later met and married Tim, a talented young physician. Tim had mounting educational debts, but they were in love, optimistic and courageous as they returned to California. It has been said that the gentle hands of time will heal, but some memories refuse to die. Sara told herself that she had erased the past and returning to the San Joaquin Valley only filled her with excitement. Little did she know of the volatile mix that brews when the past meets the present. Tim’s passion to fly is the enticement that ties him to evil fanatics and turns a bright future into calamity.