Clinical Procedures for the Canadian Medical Office Assistant
When visiting your doctor’s office, you probably didn’t realize just what was involved in the position of medical office assistant. Far more than just a simple receptionist, these highly trained professionals perform a key role in the successful day-to-day operation of various medical facilities. Without a well-trained medical office assistant at its core, most offices would fail in their mission to provide quality care in a timely fashion.
Clinical Procedures for the Canadian Medical Office Assistant presents a comprehensive guide to learning and mastering the skills required to succeed in a modern medical environment. Through a comprehensive study of office procedure, standards and safety, drugs and prescriptions, diagnostic testing theory, preventing the spread of infection, diagnostic imaging, and assisting with physical examinations, students gain the knowledge they need to excel in this role. While performing all of these tasks, medical office assistants must also adhere to strict, confidential policy and procedures in order to maintain patient privacy. It is a role with much responsibility and many rewards for those ready to take it on.
Students learn in detail through relevant examples, stimulating exercises, and easy-to-understand language. The book also includes a variety of diagnostic imaging photos, and step-by-step photo guides on how to perform important procedures. These allow learners to become more familiar with the tools and technology they will use on the job.
Armed with this detailed knowledge, students can begin careers in a variety of medical settings, including doctors’ offices, hospitals, medical clinics, government health agencies, and pharmaceutical companies.