Kinn's the Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach (Paperback)
More than any other product on the market, the most successful Medical Assistants begin their careers with Kinn. Known for more than 65 years for its alignment with national curriculum standards, Kinn's The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach, 15th Edition teaches the real-world administrative and clinical skills essential for a career in the modern medical office - always with a focus on helping you apply what you've learned. This edition features a new unit on advanced clinical skills and expanded content on telemedicine, infection control related to COVID-19, IV therapy, radiology, rehabilitation, insurance, coding, privacy, data security, and much more. With its approachable writing style appropriate for all levels of learners and a full continuum of separately sold adaptive solutions, real-world simulations, EHR documentation experience, and HESI remediation and assessment, quickly master the leading skills to prepare for certification and a successful career in the dynamic and growing Medical Assisting professionComprehensive coverage of all administrative and clinical procedures complies with accreditation requirements. Step-by-step, illustrated procedures include rationales and a focus on professionalism. Electronic health record (EHR) coverage provides access to hands-on activities using SimChart(R) for the Medical Office (sold separately). Applied learning approach incorporates threaded case scenarios and critical thinking applications. Patient education and legal and ethical features at the end of each chapter reinforce legal and communications implications within Medical Assisting practice. Key vocabulary terms and definitions are presented at the beginning of each chapter, highlighted in text discussions, and summarized in a glossary for quick reference. NEW Content aligns to 2022 Medical Assisting educational competencies. NEW Advanced Clinical Skills unit features three new chapters on IV therapy, radiology basics, and radiology positioning to support expanded medical assisting functions. NEW Coverage of telemedicine, enhanced infection control related to COVID-19, and catheterization. NEW Procedures address IV therapy, limited-scope radiography, applying a sling, and coaching for stool collection. UPDATED Coverage of administrative functions includes insurance, coding, privacy, data security, and more. UPDATED Online practice exam for the Certified Medical Assistant matches 2021 test updates. EXPANDED Information on physical medicine and rehabilitation. EXPANDED Content on specimen collection, including wound swab, nasal, and nasopharyngeal specimen collections.