Workbook for Saunders Essentials of Medical Assisting, 2nd Edition

Workbook for Saunders Essentials of Medical Assisting

2nd Edition

By Diane M. Klieger, RN, MBA, CMA (AAMA), Retired Program Director, Medical Assisting; Adjunct Medical Assisting Instructor, Pinellas Technical Education Centers, St. Petersburg, FL, USA

Section One: Strategies for Success

  1. Successful Learning
  2. Becoming a Professional
  3. Section Two: Foundational Concepts

  4. Diversity in Health Care Delivery
  5. Law and Ethics in Health Care
  6. Understanding Human Behavior
  7. Understanding Patient Behavior
  8. Effective Communication
  9. Communicating with Patients
  10. Nutrition
  11. Understanding Medical Terminology
  12. Section Three: Anatomy and Physiology

  13. Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  14. Cardiovascular System
  15. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems NEW!
  16. Respiratory System
  17. Digestive System
  18. Nervous System
  19. Sensory System
  20. Skeletal System
  21. Muscular System
  22. Urinary System
  23. Reproductive System
  24. Endocrine System
  25. Integumentary System
  26. Section Four: Administrative Medical Assisting

  27. The Medical Office
  28. Computers in the Medical Office
  29. Medical Office Communication
  30. Medical Records and Chart Documentation
  31. Financial Management
  32. Medical Coding
  33. Medical Insurance
  34. Section Five: Clinical Medical Assisting

  35. Infection Control and Asepsis
  36. Preparing the Examination Room
  37. Body Measurements and Vital Signs
  38. Obtaining the Medical History
  39. Assisting with the Physical Examination
  40. Electrocardiography
  41. Radiography and Diagnostic Testing
  42. Therapeutic Procedures
  43. Specialty Diagnostic Testing
  44. Introduction to the Physician?s Office Laboratory
  45. Phlebotomy NEW!
  46. Laboratory Testing in the Physician's Office
  47. Understanding Medications
  48. Administering Medications
  49. Minor Office Surgery
  50. Basic First Aid and Medical Office Emergencies
  51. Section Six: Employment and Beyond

  52. Beginning Your Job Search



A. Common Abbreviations and Symbols

B. Common Prefixes and Suffixes

C. Common Laboratory Test Values

D. English-to-Spanish Guide NEW!