Kinn's The Medical Assistant - E-Book: An Applied Learning Approach

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Sep 24, 2019 - Medical - 1311 pages

More than any other product on the market, the most successful Medical Assistants begin their careers with Kinn. Trusted for more than 60 years, Kinn's The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach, 14th Edition, teaches you real-world administrative and clinical skills essential for a career in the modern medical office – always with a focus on application through unfolding case scenarios, critical thinking questions, and interactive exercises. The reorganized 14th edition includes expanded content on medical office accounts, collections, banking, and practice management as well as a new chapter reviewing medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathology. With an easy-to-read format and a full continuum of separately sold adaptive learning solutions, real-world simulations, EHR documentation experience, and HESI remediation and assessment — you’ll learn the leading skills to prepare for certification and a successful career in the dynamic and growing Medical Assisting profession!

  • Comprehensive coverage of all administrative and clinical procedures prepares you for a wide array of Medical Assisting jobs.
  • Nearly 185 step-by-step illustrated procedures with rationales break down how to perform critical skills for practice.
  • Applied approach to learning helps you use what you’ve learned in a real-world setting, including case scenarios and critical thinking exercises.
  • Thorough EHR coverage with access to hands-on activities incorporates use of SimChart® for the Medical Office, software designed to ensure that you are practice-ready (sold separately).
  • Key vocabulary terms and definitions are presented at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted in text discussions.
  • Summary of Learning Objectives serves as a checkpoint and study tool.
  • Patient education and legal and ethical features help relate content to practical use.
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    Contents

    Unit One Introduction to Medical Assisting
    1
    Unit Two Fundamentals of Ambulatory Care Administration
    108
    Unit Three Coding and Medical Billing
    243
    Unit Four Advanced Ambulatory Care Administration
    330
    Unit Five Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting
    383
    Unit Six Assisting With Medications
    642
    Unit Seven Assisting With Medical Specialties
    727
    Unit Eight Assisting With Clinical Laboratory Procedures
    1068
    Unit Nine Job Seeking
    1215
    Glossary
    1241
    Abbreviations
    1259
    Index
    1266
    Copyright

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    About the author (2019)

    Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA), has spent her entire career in health care, first as a medical assistant in a variety of offices and clinics, developing expertise in the electronic health record. She combines her education in dietetics with her clinical and administrative experience as an instructor in the Medical Assisting program at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Wisconsin, where she has taught for the past 18 years. Julie is also the program director for the college’s new Health Navigator program.

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