Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies
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Author : Michelle Blesi


1456 Pages  Hardcover 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012, 2008, 2006

©2017 , Published


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This comprehensive text helps readers develop the critical cognitive (knowledge base), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behaviors) competencies that entry-level medical assistants need to succeed. Now featuring a streamlined organization for greater effectiveness, the text maintains the easy-to-... more


Provides a strong foundation in essential medical knowledge by providing a thorough introduction to anatomy and physiology including medical terminology, diagnostic tests, diseases and disorders, and treatments as well as feature boxes highlighting body systems throughout the lifespan and exploring ... more

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Includes new chapters devoted to the office environment, computers and equipment, specialty exams and other procedures, emergencies in the medical office and the community, and managing the office, all designed to familiarize students with essential competencies relevant to modern medical assistants... more

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