This Study Guide for The Complete Medical Assistant includes exercises and activities that align with the latest CAAHEP and ABHES competencies and meet the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains. Working through the Study Guide, students will reinforce information presented in the textbook.
Features of the Study Guide ◾LearningObjectives focus on the major topics from the chapter. Each objective addresses knowledge necessary for the entry-level medical assistant. ◾Objective-stylequestions include matching terms and definitions, identifying medical abbreviations, and multiple-choice format. Terminology and abbreviation activities give students a chance to review important terms and abbreviations they may encounterduring externship and into their employment in a medical facility. ◾Briefanswer questions and case studies require students to review the textbook chapter for essential information and apply problem solving to case studies based on actual scenarios that may occur in the medical facility. ◾Internetresearch exercises encourage students to find more information about topics and subjects included in each chapter. Students learn how to access reliable websites to obtain information that will help them understand medical conditions and developpatient education materials. ◾Procedureskill sheets provide students with the step-by-step process for performing the basic clinical skills they may encounter in the medical facility. Instructors can evaluate students by assigning points for each step performed correctly.
Table of Contents
Section I General Skills for the Medical Assistant Chapter 1 Communication Skills for Medical Assistants Chapter 2 Law and Ethics Chapter 3 Medical Office Procedures
Section II Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 4 Organization of the Body and Integumentary System Chapter 5 Skeletal and Muscular Systems Chapter 6 Nervous System, Special Senses, and Endocrine System Chapter 7 Digestive System and Nutrition Chapter 8 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems Chapter 9 Urinary and Reproductive Systems
Section III Clinical Medical Assistant Skills Chapter 10 Appointments and Schedules Chapter 11 Medical Documentation Chapter 12 Medical Insurance Coding Chapter 13 Managing Medical Office Finances Chapter 14 Health Insurance and Processing Claims
Section IV Clinical Medical Assistant Skills Chapter 15 Medical Asepsis and Infection Control Chapter 16 Medical History and Patient Assessment Chapter 17 Assisting with the Physical Examination Chapter 18 Assisting with Minor Office Surgery Chapter 19 Pharmacology and Drug Administration Chapter 20 Diagnostic Testing Chapter 21 Patient Education Chapter 22 Medical Office Emergencies and Emergency Preparedness
Section V Clinical Laboratory Chapter 23 Medical Assistant Role in the Clinical Laboratory Chapter 24 Hematology Chapter 25 Phlebotomy Chapter 26 Immunology and Immunohematology Chapter 27 Urinalysis Chapter 28 Clinical Chemistry Chapter 29 Microbiology