Kinn's The Clinical Medical Assistant - Binder Ready,
Edition 14
By Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN, RMA

Publication Date: 31 Jul 2020

Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, students can personalize the text to match their unique needs!

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 clinical skills essential for a career in the modern medical office- always with a focus on application through unfolding case scenarios, critical thinking questions, procedure videos, and interactive exercises. The reorganized 14th edition features new authors and a chapter reviewing medical terminology and anatomy. With an easy-to-read format and full continuum of separately sold adaptive solutions, real-world simulations, EHR documentation experience, and HESI remediation and assessment — you’ll learn the leading skills of modern medical assisting to prepare for certification and a successful career in the dynamic and growing Medical Assisting profession.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of all clinical procedures prepares you for a wide variety of Medical Assisting careers.
  • 115 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 the clinical setting, including case scenarios, critical thinking exercises, procedures videos, and interactive online activities.
  • Access to hands-on activities incorporates use of SimChart® for the Medical Office software (sold separately) to prepare you for documentation of clinical encounters.
  • Patient education and legal and ethical features help relate content to practical use.
  • 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.
  • Robust companion website includes chapter quizzes, certification practice exams, procedure videos, and interactive exercises.

New Features

  • NEW! Chapter reviews medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathology to help you build a solid medical foundation.
  • NEW! Artwork focused on the workings of a modern medical office, includes updated illustrations and photographs of procedures and medical records.
  • NEW! Expanded and updated sample certification exams help you practice and prepare for certification.
  • NEW! Streamlined presentation refines organization and writing for easy comprehension.
  • NEW! Patient-centered care is emphasized throughout.
  • NEW! Improved test bank includes rationales for correct and incorrect answers, cognitive leveling for questions, and mapping to chapter objectives and exam blueprints.
About the author
By Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN, RMA, Medical Assistant Program Director & 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. Health Records
3. Introduction to Anatomy and Medical Terminology

PART 2 – Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting
4. Infection Control
5. Vital Signs
6. Physical Examination
7. Patient Coaching
8. Nutrition and Health Promotion
9. Surgical Supplies and Instruments
10. Assisting with Surgical Procedures
11. Principles of Electrocardiography
12. Medical Emergencies

PART 3 – Assisting with Medications
13. Principles of Pharmacology
14. Pharmacology Math
15. Administering Medications

PART 4 – Assisting with Medical Specialties
16. Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
17. Dermatology
18. Allergy and Infectious Disease
19. Gastroenterology
20. Orthopedics and Rheumatology
21. Neurology
22. Behavioral Health
23. Endocrinology
24. Cardiology
25. Pulmonology
26. Urology and Male Reproduction
27. Obstetrics and Gynecology
28. Pediatrics
29. Geriatrics

PART 5 – Assisting with Clinical Laboratory Procedures
30. Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory
31. Urinalysis
32. Blood Collection
33. Analysis of Blood
34. Microbiology and Immunology

PART 6 – Job Seeking
35. Skills and Strategies


Book details
ISBN: 9780323721523
Retail Price : £