Delmar's Administrative Medical Assisting

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Cengage Learning, Jun 15, 2009 - Medical - 576 pages
Discover what makes Delmar's Administrative Medical Assisting the premier learning package for administrative medical assisting. From coverage of the latest topics, trends and competency-based procedures, to the most innovative technology offerings on the market, no resource will get you closer to success in the medical office. Use the accompanying interactive software programs to translate your knowledge into practical skills.
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Contents

General Procedures
1
Administrative Procedures
167
Professional Procedures
473
Common Medical Abbreviations and Symbols
563
Top 50 Brand Drugs for 2007 by Number of US Prescriptions Dispensed
571
Occupational Analysis of the CMA AAMA
572
Medical Assisting Task List
575
Software Support The Critical Thinking Challenge and Medical Office Simulation Software ...
578
Glossary of Terms
587
Glosario de términos
617
Index
649
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Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh, CMA (AAMA), holds professor emerita status at Highline Community College in Des Moines, Washington, where she served as director and consultant to the Medical Assistant Program. During her tenure at the college, she received the Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year award for 2000. Lindh is a member of the SeaTac Chapter of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and has lectured at AAMA seminars and conducted in-service workshops on various topics throughout the country. She is a coauthor of respected textbooks on medical assisting, radiology, and ophthalmology, as well as the medical assistant chapter in the GUIDE TO CAREERS IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS.

Marilyn S. Pooler, RN, MEd, RMA(AMT), is a Professor in the Medical Assisting Department at Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, Massachusetts. Marilyn has taught at Springfield for twenty years and previously served as chair of the Medical Assisting Department. She is on the certifying board of the AAMA task force for test construction and is a member of the executive board of the New England Association of Allied Health Educators. She is also a site surveyor for AAMA, reviewing medical assisting programs at schools and colleges seeking accreditation.

Dr. Tamparo, PhD, CMA-A (AAMA) is the former Dean of Business and Allied Health at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, Washington, and founder of the Medical Assistant Program at Highline College. The author and co-author of four texts for allied health professionals, she is also a member of the SeaTac American Association of Medical Assistants and the National American Association of Medical Assistants.

Barbara M. Dahl, CMA (AAMA), CPC, served as a faculty member and coordinator of the Medical Assisting Program at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Washington, for 20 years. She continues to be an active member of several professional organizations, including the Whatcom County Chapter of Medical Assistants, the Washington State Society of Medical Assistants, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), and the Washington State Medical Assisting Educators. Dahl is also actively involved in medical management and personnel consulting, curriculum development, and program accreditation advising, as well as advocating for medical assistants to enjoy the right to practice in Washington.

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