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By Kathy Bonewit-West, BS, MEd
840 pagesTrim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 inCopyright 2024$162.99, Paperback, Reference
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Master the foundational concepts and skills necessary to become a successful clinical medical assistant! Written using clear and accessible language, Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants, 11th Edition, guides you through essential medical assisting clinical procedures such as taking vital signs; collecting, processing, and testing laboratory specimens; preparing patients for examinations and procedures; administering medications; and assisting with office surgeries. This edition is thoroughly updated throughout to align with 2022 medical assisting competencies and includes a new art program, plus updated coverage of the medical record, nutritional guidelines, OSHA standards for infection control and prevention, emergency preparedness, and the latest medical assisting clinical guidelines. More than 90 procedures help you learn key medical assisting skills, with step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations. Learning features throughout focus on case-based critical thinking, patient education, legal issues, practice tips, and documentation exercises, and a full complement of online resources provides practice for classroom and board exams, EHR documentation exercises, video procedures with evaluation questions, and a variety of interactive exercises to reinforce comprehension and content mastery. This thorough text ensures you have the clinical skills needed to succeed in today's fast-paced medical office.
By Kathy Bonewit-West, BS, MEd, Professor Emeritus, Medical Assistant Program, Hocking College, Nelsonville, OH; Former Member, Curriculum Review Board
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Chicago, IL