Clear and easy to understand, MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES, Seventh Edition delivers all of the knowledge base, skills, and behaviors required for an entry-level medical assistant, including a comprehensive section on the structure and function of body systems. The book has been streamlined and updated to include the latest in emergency preparedness, ICD-10, electronic health records, as well as personal effectiveness topics such as, professionalism and time management. Updated and innovative, the 7th edition of Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies uses multiple in-text features and exclusive technology products to prepare you for a successful career in medical assisting, and give you an advantage in today's competitive marketplace.
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Michelle Blesi is a certified medical assistant CMA (AAMA) with 14 years of industry experience. She worked in the family practice area for 10 years, emphasizing clinical and laboratory skills, before changing her focus to leadership and working as a lead in the nursing/lab department and as a clinical manager. Michelle has a diploma in medical assisting (and is certified through the AAMA), a bachelor's degree in psychology, and a master's degree in community psychology, and she completed the Teacher Education Series (TES) courses in spring 2005 at the University of Minnesota. Her coursework included introduction to vocational teaching, course development, instructional methods, philosophy, and student training and assessment. A program director and unlimited full-time faculty member in the medical assistant department at Century College since 2001, Michelle enjoys bringing her career experience into the classroom and making a difference in students' lives. In addition to being program director, she teaches both clinical and laboratory courses, a medical assistant refresher course through CECT, and administrative procedures for medical assistants (both traditional and online). She is also the practicum coordinator and oversees clinical externships for the program. In addition to being the lead author for both the Seventh and Eighth Editions of MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES, Michelle has contributed to many other Cengage projects, including being the SME for Critical Thinking Challenge 3.0, and completing multiple reviewer projects and test bank completions. Among her many accomplishments are the Board of Trustees Outstanding Educator Award (2012), Golden Apple Award (2010), and Exemplary Faculty Member (2007).
Barbara A. Wise, MA (Ed.), BSN, RN, worked in physicians' offices and as a health care educator for more than twenty-six years. Previously a State Supervisor of vocational education for the State of Ohio, she received an M.A. in Education, with a major concentration on curriculum construction and a minor in health education.
Cathy Kelley-Arney works in the clinical laboratory of an inpatient medical facility. She has worked for many years in both inpatient and outpatient settings as a lab technician and medical assistant, and in the educational setting as an instructor, program director, and institutional director of health care education.
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