In today's dynamic health care environment, medical assistants are playing an increasingly important role. CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTING, Sixth Edition, helps you gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this rewarding, rapidly growing field. Known for its thorough coverage, extensive technical detail, and accurate, up-to-date content, this proven text book covers laboratory and clinical tasks as well as general information on medical law, ethics and bioethics, and management skills. Students will find the chapters on employment strategies and entry into the profession packed with current information and guidance tips.
In addition, chapter material and learning objectives are clearly mapped to the most current accreditation standards and CLIA-waived procedures, with an increased focus on professionalism and personal effectiveness, competencies to help you hone practical, real-world skills and prepare for certification. The text also supports effective learning with a variety of online resources to help you make the most of your time in the classroom and beyond.
Upon graduation you will find the chapters on professionalism, law and ethics, communication and transitioning from a student to a professional medical assistant extremely helpful as you begin your externship and career.