Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Clinical Medical Assisting
Publication Date 1 Feb 2016
OverviewDesigned to ensure that every medical assisting graduate can quickly trade a cap and gown for a set of scrubs, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Clinical Medical Assisting, 5e is more than just a textbookits an engaging, dynamic suite of learning resources designed to train medical assisting students in the clinical skills theyll need in todays rapidly changing health care environment. The Fifth Edition takes real world focus to a new level by integrating meaningful use of an Electronic Medical Records system (EMR) directly into every chapter. This brand new feature includes chapter-opening case studies and related hands-on EMR activities that help students master content as they learn to use the software. Other exciting changes in the Fifth Edition include a full chapter on Emergency Preparedness, new in-book role playing activities, and an expanded array of online resources. Were pleased to continue to offer Harris CareTracker EMR free with adoption, along with case studies, skills videos, and animations. Features: - 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. Needed equipment and supplies are listed, and reasons are given for each step to ensure deeper understanding. - 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. - Media Menus at the end of every chapter contain information on the videos, animations, and other online resources available to support chapter topics. - EMR Activities immerse students in working within an EMR system. - 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.
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