Pearsons Comprehensive Medical Assisting

9780132351072: Pearsons Comprehensive Medical Assisting

This brand new edition, four color, complete with interactive CD, Medical Assisting book is all about Connections: Medical Assistant's connections with patients, physicians, offices and jobs.  Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting, 1e , is the first book to help students succeed in both the classroom and in their careers.  It helps students take information from "what you need to do" to  "how to do it".  Strong integration of tips, hints and guidelines help students avoid common performance mishaps while peforming clinical skills and the softer skills (e.g. timeliness, presentation, interpersonal relations). Some brand new features of this edition are:

  • 51 new procedures (See the list of procedures with highlighting)
  • Charting Examples at the end of every appropriate procedure
  • Certification Link—chart of topics covered in the chapter that will be found on the CMA and RMA examinations
  • New Case Studies at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Professionalism: The Workplace—provides short tips for the workplace
  • Judgment Call—presents an ethical issue or dilemma and one critical thinking question

This is a perfect resource for Medical Assisting students or medical assistants practicing within the field.

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Product Description:

Pearson’s Comprehensive Medical Assisting, Third Edition, provides students with the right procedural, people, and professional skills needed to succeed in the medical assisting profession.


Teaching and Learning Experience

Offers a step-by-step, competency-based approach that covers virtually all facets of the medical assisting profession:

  • Procedural Skills—Speaks directly to the medical assisting student, presenting all the procedures and tasks that are relevant to the medical assistant role.
  • People Skills—Covers people and communication skills that are essential to being a successful medical assistant.
  • Professional Skills—Instills concepts and critical thinking skills needed to succeed as a medical assistant professional.

Product Description:

Pearson’s Comprehensive Medical Assisting 2e is a comprehensive textbook including Administrative, Clinical and Anatomy and Physiology, which helps students learn the right skills for becoming the best and most effective Medical Assistant through a step by step competency based approach that covers virtually all facets of the medical assisting profession. It makes the connection between skills and the whole profession. It also focuses on people and the medical assistants role in this "people helping people" profession. Pearson's hallmark, perfect balance between skills, professionalism and caring for patients means success for the medical assisting student using PCMA2e.

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