Study Guide and Procedure Checklist Manual for Kinn's The Medical Assistant,
Edition 14 An Applied Learning Approach
By Brigitte Niedzwiecki, MSN, RN, RMA, Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA) and P. Ann Weaver, MSEd, MT(ASCP)

Publication Date: 28 Oct 2019

Designed to support the trusted content in Kinn’s The Medical Assistant, 14th Edition, this study guide is the essential review and practice companion to reinforce key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and ensure that you learn to master and apply key medical assisting content. This robust companion guide offers a wide range of exercises to reinforce your understanding of common administrative and clinical skills — including new certification preparation questions that offer additional practice for certification exams, a review of medical terminology and anatomy, and need-to-know workplace applications. Trusted for more than 60 years as a key part of the student journey from classroom to career, it also features competency checklists to clearly assess your performance and progression from day one until you land your first job as a Medical Assistant.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of all administrative and clinical procedures is built from Medical Assisting accreditation standards and competencies.
  • Hundreds of practice questions (multiple-choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank) help students with essential content review and practice.
  • Skills practice, workplace applications, and online activities promote critical thinking before students enter practice.
  • Procedure checklists help students track their performance of every procedure included in the textbook.
  • Work products allows students to provide documentation of skills mastery for classroom or job-searching requirements.
  • Chapter-by-chapter correlation with the textbook allows students to easily follow core textbook competencies.
  • Perforated pages for on-the-go study or turn-in assignments and evaluations.

New Features

  • NEW! Chapter reviews medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathology to reinforce key foundational knowledge.
  • NEW! Expanded content on medical office accounts, collections, banking, and practice management prepares students to step into the role of a Medical Assistant.
  • NEW! Certification Preparation questions help students focus on certification from the beginning of their studies.
  • NEW! Streamlined presentation combines chapters and focuses on need-to-know content.
About the author
By Brigitte Niedzwiecki, MSN, RN, RMA, Medical Assisting Program Director and Instructor Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, Wisconsin ; Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA), Medical Assisting Program Instructor, Health Navigator Program Director, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin and P. Ann Weaver, MSEd, MT(ASCP), Medical Assistant Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Table of Contents

PART 1 – Introduction to Medical Assisting
1. The Professional Medical Assistant and the Healthcare Team
2. Therapeutic Communication
3. Legal Principles
4. Healthcare Laws
5. Healthcare Ethics

PART 2 – Fundamentals of Ambulatory Care Administration
6. Technology
7. Written Communication
8. Telephone Techniques
9. Scheduling Appointments and Patient Processing
10. Health Records
11. Daily Operations and Safety

PART 3 –Coding and Medical Billing
12. Health Insurance Essentials
13. Diagnostic Coding Essentials
14. Procedural Coding Essentials
15. Medical Billing and Reimbursement Essentials

PART 4 – Advanced Ambulatory Care Administration
16. Patient Accounts and Practice Management
17. Advanced Roles in Administration

PART 5 – Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting
18. NEW! Introduction to Anatomy and Medical Terminology
19. Infection Control
20. Vital Signs
21. Physical Examination
22. Patient Coaching
23. Nutrition and Health Promotion
24. Surgical Supplies and Instruments
25. Assisting with Surgical Procedures
26. Principles of Electrocardiography
27. Medical Emergencies

PART 6 – Assisting with Medications
28. Principles of Pharmacology
29. Pharmacology Math
30. Administering Medications

PART 7 – Assisting with Medical Specialties
31. Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
32. Dermatology
33. Allergy and Infectious Disease
34. Gastroenterology
35. Orthopedics and Rheumatology
36. Neurology
37. Behavioral Health
38. Endocrinology
39. Cardiology
40. Pulmonology
41. Urology and Male Reproduction
42. Obstetrics and Gynecology
43. Pediatrics
44. Geriatrics

PART 8 – Assisting with Clinical Laboratory Procedures
45. Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory
46. Urinalysis
47. Blood Collection
48. Analysis of Blood
49. Microbiology and Immunology

PART 9 – Job Seeking
50. Skills and Strategies

Book details
ISBN: 9780323608695
Page Count: 1152
Retail Price : £48.99