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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins’ Clinical Medical AssistingAuthor: Judy Kronenberger
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins’ Clinical Medical Assisting , Fifth Edition is more than just a textbook – it’s an engaging, dynamic suite of learning resources designed to train medical assisting students in the clinical skills they’ll need in today’s rapidly changing health care environment.
The Study Guide for Lippincott Williams & Wilkins’ Clinical Medical Assisting, Fifth Edition aligns to the textbook and includes exercises that reinforce the knowledge and skills required of all Medical Assistants.
Features and Benefits
Case Studies exemplify the types of real-world situations students will encounter as medical assistants
Procedure boxes break procedures down into steps that demonstrate how to perform essential skills properly
Video icons alert students to available skills videos for the topic they are exploring
Medication boxes cover commonly prescribed medications.
Highlighted Key Points reinforce important concepts.
Patient Education boxes contain in-depth information that students must know to effectively educate patients.
Ethical Tip boxes provide guidelines that help students learn and abide by the ethical standards set forth by the AAMA.
Legal Tip boxes contain important legal information to help aspiring medical assistants understand the legal implications associated with the profession.
What If? … boxes present a variety of real-life scenarios that students must be able to handle in the medical office. Each situation is clearly defined and explained.
Triage boxes help students develop important skills for practice
Role-playing activities give students an opportunity to play the role of a medical assistant in responding to the types of situations they will encounter on the job
Domain Icons indicate content that is part of cognitive, affective, and psychomotor learning domains
Chapter Outlines provide a “road map” to chapter content
Learning Outcomes (including CAAHEP and ABHES competencies) list the skills to be learned in each chapter
Key Terms lists reinforce the vocabulary of medical assisting
Checkpoint Questions appear throughout each chapter, allowing students to assess their understanding before moving on
Spanish Terms and Phrases assist students in communicating with Spanish speakers
Chapter Summaries review key points
Warm Ups for Critical Thinking activities include real-life scenarios that require students to develop, create, write, or search for further resources
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part I The Clinical Medical Assistant
Unit One Fundamentals of Clinical Medical Assisting
Chapter 1 Nutrition and Wellness
Chapter 2 Medical Asepsis and Infection Control
Chapter 3 Medical History and Patient Assessment
Chapter 4 Anthropometric Measurements and Vital Signs
Chapter 5 Assisting with the Adult Physical Examination
Chapter 6 Sterilization and Surgical Instruments
Chapter 7 Assisting with Minor Office Surgery
Chapter 8 Pharmacology
Chapter 9 Preparing and Administering Medications
Chapter 10 Diagnostic Imaging
Chapter 11 Medical Office Emergencies
Chapter 12 Disaster Preparedness and the Medical Assistant
Unit Two Clinical Duties Related to Medical Specialties
Chapter 13 Dermatology
Chapter 14 Orthopedics
Chapter 15 Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
Chapter 16 Pulmonary Medicine
Chapter 17 Cardiology
Chapter 18 Gastroenterology
Chapter 19 Neurology
Chapter 20 Urology
Chapter 21 Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chapter 22 Endocrinology
Chapter 23 Pediatrics
Chapter 24 Geriatrics
Part II The Clinical Laboratory
Unit Three Fundamentals of Laboratory Procedures
Chapter 25 Introduction to the Physician Office Laboratory
Chapter 26 Phlebotomy
Chapter 27 Hematology
Chapter 28 Clinical Chemistry
Chapter 29 Microbiology and Immunology
Chapter 30 Urinalysis