Elsevier's Medical Assisting Exam Review
Elsevier's Medical Assisting Exam Review,
Edition 5
By Deborah E. Holmes, RN, BSN, RMA, CMA(AAMA)

Publication Date: 27 Apr 2017

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Description

There’s no better way to get ready for your Medical Assisting certification exam! With some 2,500 practice questions and customized online tests, Elsevier’s Medical Assisting Exam Review, 5th Edition provides complete preparation for all six certification exams — the CMA, RMA, CMAS, CCMA, CMAA, and CMAC. An illustrated, outline format makes it easy to review key medical assisting concepts and competencies, including anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, diseases and disorders, and administrative and clinical tasks. Written by medical assisting educator Deborah Holmes, this review includes answers and rationales for each question to help you strengthen any weak areas and prepare effectively for your certification exam.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Six certification exams are covered: the CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), CMAS (AMT), CCMA (NHA), CMAA (NHT), and CMAC (AMCA).
  • Convenient, easy-to-follow outline format provides at-a-glance review of the subject areas typically found on certification exams for Medical Assisting.
  • Complete test preparation includes three pretests — administrative, clinical, and general — as well as a comprehensive posttest, with answers and rationales for all questions.
  • Study tips and test-taking strategies provide advice and insight into preparing effectively for your certification exam.
  • Hundreds of additional practice questions are included on the Evolve companion website, along with flash cards and A&P animations, to boost your exam readiness and test-taking confidence.

New Features

  • NEW! 2,500 questions — including 550 all-new questions — include answers, rationales, and mapping to six exam blueprints (CMA, RMA, CMAS, CCMA, CMAA, and CMAC). 
  • NEW content includes coverage of the Affordable Care Act, ICD-10, electronic office systems, vaccination updates, and more.
  • NEW! Online test generator allows you to focus your practice on any topic and to create timed simulated exams.
  • NEW! Records Management chapter tackles both paper management and Electronic Health Records, emphasizing the most up-to-date electronic ways to manage records.
  • UPDATED! High-quality illustrations reinforce your understanding of medical assisting content and include photos of clinical equipment and supplies.
About the author
By Deborah E. Holmes, RN, BSN, RMA, CMA(AAMA), Medical Assistant Program Director, Vatterott College - Sunset Hills, St. Louis, MO
Table of Contents
Study Tips
Pretest 1 (General)
Pretest 2 (Administrative)
Pretest 3 (Clinical)
1. Medical Terminology
2.  Anatomy and Physiology
3.  Diseases and Disorders
4.  Growth and Development
5.  Communication
6.  Law, Ethics, and HIPAA
7.  Professionalism and Career Development
8.  Computer Concepts, Written Communications, and Mail Processing
9.  Records Management
10. Patient Reception
11. Office Management
12. Finances
13. Coding
14. Health Insurance
15. Infection Control and Asepsis
16. Vital Signs and Anthropometric Measurement
17. Assisting with the Physical Examination
18. Assisting with Medical Specialties
19. Nutrition
20. Therapeutic Modalities and Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing
21. Radiography and Diagnostic Imaging
22. Pharmacology, Medication Administration, and Intravenous Therapy
23. Minor Surgery
24. Clinical Laboratory
25. First Aid and Office Emergencies
Posttest
Pretest 1 Answer Key
Pretest 2 Answer Key
Pretest 3 Answer Key
Posttest Answer Key
Book details
ISBN: 9780323400701
Page Count: 12
Illustrations: Approx. 165 illustrations (75 in full color)
Retail Price: £51.99