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Study Guide for Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals. Edition: 2

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Master the clinical and administrative competencies you need to succeed as a Medical Assistant! Kinn's Medical Assisting Fundamentals, 2nd Edition covers the administrative and clinical knowledge, skills, and procedures that are essential to patient care. A reader-friendly approach and focus on foundational content - including medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, basic math calculations, and soft skills - provide a solid foundation for the key skills and procedures at the heart of Medical Assisting practice. An applied learning approach organizes content around realistic case scenarios. The 2nd edition adds coverage of intravenous procedures, catheterization, and limited-scope radiography to address competencies approved in many states. This practical text will prepare you to launch a successful Medical Assisting career!

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Unit 1: Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology

Medical Terminology Basics

Anatomy and Pathology Basics

Skeletal System

Muscular System

Integumentary System

Nervous System

Endocrine System

Sensory System


Cardiovascular System

Lymphatic System and Immunity

Respiratory System

Digestive System

Urinary System

Reproductive System

Behavioral Health

Unit 2: Professional Medical Assistant

Professionalism in Healthcare

Applied Interpersonal Communication

Legal Basics

Healthcare Laws

Healthcare Ethics

Unit 3: Administrative Ambulatory Care

The Health Record

Telephone Techniques

Scheduling and Reception


Written Communication

Daily Operations

Health Insurance Basics

Diagnostic Coding Basics

Procedural Coding Basics

Billing and Reimbursement

Accounts, Collections, and Banking

Unit 4: Basic Clinical Procedures

Infection Control

Vital Signs

Patient Interview

Physical Examination

Assisting in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Assisting in Pediatrics

Assisting in Geriatrics

Surgical Equipment and Supplies

Surgical and Special Procedures

Unit 5: Advanced Clinical Procedures

Patient Coaching with Health Promotion

Patient Coaching with Nutrition

Patient Coaching with Rehabilitation

Pharmacology Math

Pharmacology Basics

Administering Medication

NEW! Intravenous Procedures

Cardiopulmonary Procedures

NEW! Radiology Basics

Medical Emergencies

Unit 6: Medical Laboratory

Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory

Assisting in the Analysis of Urine

Assisting in Blood Collection

Assisting in the Analysis of Blood

Assisting in Microbiology and Immunology

Unit 7: Employment Seeking

Career Development

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