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Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource, 10th Edition

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Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. This new 10th edition includes the most current content to meet national curriculum and accreditation standards and still has the depth and breadth expected of Kinn's The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach. Its instructive features, such as chapter outlines and learning objectives, enhance both the learning and teaching experience. With its focus on personal qualities, skills, responsibilities, types of patient education, and legal and ethical issues, the text remains the strongest foundation for learning the medical assisting profession.

New to This Edition

    • New chapters on The Office Environment & Daily Operations and Privacy & Risk Management focus on the latest administrative office trends and issues.
    • Includes the most current content & competencies associated with CAAHEP and ABHES, including IV therapy, patient education, and documentation.
    • Integrated case scenarios within each chapter include more application and exercises.
    • HIPAA tie-ins within text demonstrate the importance of understanding and adhere to the HIPAA guidelines.
    • Includes an interactive CD Companion packaged with the text that features additional exercises for testing content knowledge and critical thinking skills, AltaPoint's Electronic Medical Record software, sample skills-based exercises from Medical Assisting Online, online math review and drug calculations online exercises, and charting and documentation examples.

Key Features

    • Applied Learning Approach introduces a case scenario at the beginning of each chapter, then revisits it throughout so students can easily apply what they have learned to the clinical setting.
    • Critical thinking applications test content knowledge and critical thinking skills.
    • Procedures presented in a clear, step-by-step format with illustrations where appropriate.

Author Information

    By Alexandra Patricia Young, BBA, RMA, CMA, Adjunct Instructor, Everest College, Arlington, TX; Professional Writer, Irving, TX; Formerly, Director of Admissions, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX; Formerly, Program Director, Medical Assisting/HIM Programs, Ultrasound Diagnostic School, Irving, TX and Deborah B. Proctor, EdD, RN, CMA, Associate Professor and Director, Medical Assisting Program, Butler County Community College, Butler, PA

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Kinn
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2007