Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' medical assisting exam review for CMA, RMA, and CMAS certification / Helen J. Houser, RN, MSHA, BS, RMA (AMT), Faculty Medical Assisting, Phoenix College, Phoenix, Arizona, Janet R. Sesser, MS, BS, RMA (AMT), Academic Regulatory Affairs and Faculty Medical Assisting, Phoenix, Arizona.
ix, 470 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
The certification process -- Pretest and analysis -- Creating your study plan -- Law and ethics -- Medical terminology -- Anatomy and physiology -- Human behavior and professional communication -- Patient education -- Technologies -- Appointment scheduling and reception -- Medical records management -- Correspondence -- Medical insurance -- Medical coding and claims -- Financial practices -- Administration and compliance -- Microorganisms and asepsis -- Patient exams and procedures -- Medical office surgery -- Electrocardiography -- Laboratory procedures -- Physical modalities -- Nutrition -- Pharmacology and medication administration -- Emergency preparedness -- Certification exam day advice.
This manual focuses on the critical content needed to pass any of the nationally recognized medical assistant certification exams. Features more than 3,000 questions, including new critical thinking case review; timed simulated exams for each of the three national exams, MA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), and CMAS (AMT); a pretest with analysis to help determine your individual strong and weak areas; important review terms with definitions, supported by online flashcards and an audio glossary; review and study tips, exam-taking strategies, and exam-day prep guidance.