Delmar's Clinical 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 great opportunities for critical thinking through case studies, scenarios, and features tying to both of Delmar's Medical Assisting DVD series. New features include Spotlight on Certification for CMA, RMA, and CMAS, reflective of the 2005 CMA certification exam outline; HIPAA boxes; ABHES and CAAHEP Featured Competencies; and Critical Thinking question boxes.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Number of pages: 1024
Weight: 2440 g
Dimensions: 280 x 222 x 40 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
SECTION I: GENERAL PROCEDURES Unit 1: Introduction to Medical Assisting and Health Professions 1 Medical Assisting as a Profession 2 Health Care Setting and the Health Care Team 3 History of Medicine, Unit 2 The Therapeutic Approach 4 Therapeutic Communication Skills, 5 Coping Skills for the Medical Assistant 6 The Therapeutic Approach to the Patient with Life-Threatening Illness Unit 3 Responsible Medical Practice 7 Legal Considerations Legal Concepts 8 Ethical Considerations 9 Emergency Procedures and First Aid 10 Infection Control, Medical Asepsis, and Sterilization 11 Taking a Medical History, the Patient"s Chart, and Methods of Documentation 12 Vital Signs and Measurements 13 The Physical Examination Unit 4 Assisting with Specialty Examinations and Procedures 14 Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 Pediatrics 16 Male Reproductive System 17 Gerontology 18 Examinations and Procedures of Body Systems Unit 5 Advanced Techniques and Procedures 19 Assisting with Minor Surgery 20 Diagnostic Imaging 21 Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Modalities 22 Nutrition in Health and Disease 23 Basic Pharmacology 24 Calculation of Medication Dosage and Medication Administration 25 Electrocardiography Unit 6 Laboratory Procedures 26 Safety and Regulatory Guidelines in Medical Laboratory 27 Introduction to Medical Laboratory 28 Phlebotomy: Venipuncture and Capillary Puncture 29 Hematology 30 Urinalysis 31 Basic Microbiology 32 Specialty Laboratory SECTION II: PROFESSIONAL PROCEDURES Unit 7 Office and Human Resource Management 33 The Medical Assistant as Office Manager 34 The Medical Assistant as Human Resources Manager Unit 8 Entry into the Professions 35 Preparing for Medical Assisting Credentials 36 Employment Strategies