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Basic Infection Control For Health Care Professionals 3rd Edition

Basic Infection Control for Health Care Providers, Third Edition, is a clear and concise guide to preventing occupational exposure hazards and communicable and infectious diseases. Written at a level that assumes no prior knowledge of infectious disease, this book includes coverage on how to safely protect oneself from infectious agents and what to do in case of infectious exposure. This book is equally applicable for any healthcare field, including medical assistant, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, nursing assistant, dental professionals, respiratory therapy, diagnostic imaging, long-term care, massage therapy, and emergency medicine. Other occupations with potential exposure to infectious disease, such as tattoo artists, law enforcement, food service, corrections, fire service, childcare, and education, will benefit from the clear and concise discussions of the disease process, protection from communicable disease, and post-exposure protocols. Background information such as legal issues and the immune system provide a clear context regarding exposure and infectious diseases. The blend of fundamental infection control content and reference resources makes this tool perfect for use in an instructional setting or as a reference for anyone at risk of occupational exposure to infectious disease. Read More

Michael Kennamer

©2021

Introduction To Health Care 5th Edition

Preparing you for real-world practice, Haroun/Mitchell's INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fifth Edition, provides an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. Emphasizing core health care competencies -- communication, infection control and professionalism -- the text delivers thorough coverage of both the soft skills and basic clinical skills needed by those entering health care training programs or considering a career in health care. Its unique five-step problem-solving model helps you "think like a health care professional" and sharpen your critical thinking skills, while numerous hands-on activities enable you to put chapter concept into practice. Completely up to date, it reflects the latest research and includes expansive coverage of such emerging issues as the opioid crisis, precision/personalized medicine, suicide prevention, health disparities, patient rights and much more. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Lee Haroun| Dakota Mitchell

©2021

3-2-1 Code It! 2020 8th Edition

Learn the keys to successful medical coding with Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 2020 EDITION. Today's most complete, easy-to-use medical coding guide is written specifically for beginning coders with the latest updates for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT® as well as HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions, and guidelines. Focused examples, understandable language, and clearly defined terms help you master concepts, while extensive exercises and computer-assisted coding cases let you practice and prepare to earn professional coding credentials. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. Clear coverage introduces both ICD-10 code sets with separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding and separate coverage of general and specific guidelines. HCPCS level II and CPT® coding are also covered in separate chapters. In addition, MindTap digital resources further reinforce coding skills for career success. Read More

Michelle Green

©2021

Legal And Ethical Aspects Of Health Information Management 5th Edition

Gain a critical, thorough understanding of the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management (HIM) with McWay's LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 5E. Designed to help you successfully navigate today's legal issues, this edition focuses on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. You examine the latest information on the role of social media in health care as well as future legal and ethical trends in health care IT. Expanded coverage explores developments and regulations impacting data privacy and protection, substance abuse, patient rights, and patient confidentiality. New critical-thinking exercises, case studies, and enrichment activities emphasize the practicality of what you are learning while helping you refine problem-solving skills. All content reflects current CAHIIM standards. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, this edition with MindTap digital learning resources provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today. Read More

Dana C. McWay

©2021

The Pharmacy Technician 4th Edition

Master the latest knowledge and skills you need to work successfully with today's licensed pharmacists in a variety of clinical or retail settings. Moini's THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, 4E provides readings that explore the latest medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, and techniques. You examine critical topics, such as sterile compounding, record keeping, law, ethics, insurance, and billing. In addition, effective learning tools help you master medical and pharmaceutical terminology and avoid today's most common errors, all while strengthening your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. In addition, MindTap online learning resources are available to immerse you in today's typical pharmacy setting for hands-on practice with virtual pharmacy activities. Designed for entry-level students, this edition is invaluable for experienced pharmacy technicians pursuing continuing education or for anyone preparing for national certification exams. Read More

Jahangir Moini

©2021

Understanding Current Procedural Terminology And HCPCS Coding Systems - 2020 7th Edition

Master today's most current 2020 CPT® and HCPCS diagnostic and procedural coding as well as the other precise guidelines established by federal agencies, Medicare and the American Medical Association (AMA) with the most trusted source available -- Bowie's UNDERSTANDING CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY AND HCPCS CODING SYSTEMS, 2020 EDITION. Updated every year to reflect the most current code sets and developments in the field, this edition integrates new case studies and new coding assignments drawn from actual professional experiences. Carefully illustrated procedures and current, interesting examples help you perfect procedural coding skills for all medical specialties and prepare you for today's certification exams. In addition, extensive hands-on practice with MindTap's new digital learning tools help you further prepare for procedural coding success. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2021

Understanding Health Insurance 15th Edition

Prepare for a successful career in medical billing and insurance processing or revenue management with Green's UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE: A GUIDE TO BILLING AND REIMBURSEMENT, 2020 Edition. This comprehensive, inviting presentation explains the latest medical code sets and coding guidelines as you learn how to complete health care claims and master revenue management concepts. This edition focuses on today’s most important topics, including managed care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems and compliance, reimbursement methods, clinical documentation improvement, coding for medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. Updates introduce new legislation that impacts health care; ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II coding; revenue cycle management; and individual health plans. Helpful workbook exercises provide application-based assignments and case studies as well as CMRS, CPC-P, and CPB mock exams. In addition, MindTap digital learning tools offer hands-on practice. Read More

Michelle Green

©2021

Understanding ICD-10-CM And ICD-10-PCS 5th Edition

Master the latest 2020 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and new 2020 ICD-10 codes with Bowie’s UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, 2020 EDITION. This unique, hands-on worktext is updated every year to provide the latest comprehensive coverage of today's ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural coding system. This edition's detail, yet easy-to-follow approach is packed with proven learning features and helpful tools to reinforce understanding. You immediately apply what you've learned with numerous professionally focused exercises, actual coding assignments and real case studies. Vivid color illustrations and the latest digital links to medical research websites demonstrate how a thorough knowledge of anatomy and disease processes can increase coding accuracy. Use this trusted resource to prepare for various certification exams as well as diagnostic and procedural coding success in today’s medical environment. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2021

Shortell & Kaluzny's Health Care Management 7th Edition

Confidence. Leadership skills. Insights from health care pros. To manage health care organizations, you need it all. SHORTELL AND KALUZNY'S HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT: ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOR was written by a “who’s who” of experts to prepare you to lead in the modern age. Exposing the issues health care organizations face every day, the authors challenge you to step up, take a position, and act using the skills you’re building in your course. This book also packs the newest research, public policies, government regulations, payment models, key procedures and more into every page -- so you’re ready to take charge of the situation no matter what comes your way. Read More

Lawton Burns| Elizabeth Bradley| Bryan Weiner

©2020

Health Services Research Methods 3rd Edition

Solve the big problems in health services delivery with Health Services Research Methods, 3rd Edition! This easy-to-follow text balances classic research methods with the newest approaches to improve service delivery and management in health care settings. To support you every step of the way, chapters cover the groundwork first, then follow with the ins and outs of research—from identifying issues and designing the research study to data sampling and statistical analysis. You’ll even discover how to apply research findings in ways that make health services organizations run more efficiently. Designed for your success, this text also includes research tools, plenty of examples and illustrations, skills-based practice problems and optional MindTap digital resources for learning on your own terms. Read More

Leiyu Shi

©2020

Assisting In Long-Term Care 7th Edition

ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE, 7th Edition is the perennial choice among top Certified Nursing Assistant programs. This user-friendly, all-in-one resource delivers skills and confidence to help students compete for top jobs in long-term care and sub-acute hospital settings. Helpful discussions include professional communication, roles and responsibilities, job search, and an overview of care settings. And, to prepare students for CNA certification exams, this resource addresses daily clinical processes, residents' rights, nutrition and hydration, restorative care, resident mobility, and patient safety—all according to federal OBRA standards for nursing home care. ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE is available in hardcopy and eBook formats, includes supportive study features, and offers a full suite of online learning and course preparation tools. Read More

Leann Miller| Mary Jo Mirlenbrink Gerlach

©2020

Principles Of Radiographic Imaging 6th Edition

Fascinated by X-rays and medical imaging technology? Drawn to work that helps others? PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART AND A SCIENCE, 6th Edition reveals the inner workings of radiography careers, including radiologist assistants, radiologic technologists, ultrasound techs, CT and MRI techs, and other imaging roles in health care. Some books dump too much on you too fast, but this one moves at your pace, delivering the math and physics behind radiology before advancing to complex subjects. And it’s designed around actual job skills like creating the beam, running scans and tests, and analyzing images--so you can pass accreditation exams and work in emergency rooms and hospitals. Reader-friendly yet packed with information, this text offers all you need to know about digital radiography systems, digital exposure factors, instrumentation and so much more! Read More

Richard R. Carlton| Arlene M. Adler| Vesna Balac

©2020

Mental Health Nursing 1st Edition

Mental Health Nursing: Applying Theory to Practice covers how you treat and manage people suffering from mental illness. You’ll learn how to work practically, and how to carry out a Mental State Examination (MSE) and risk assessment. You’ll also go through the Mental Health Act (2014). The text outlines contemporary issues relating to a range of disorders, and links diagnostic criteria with practice and critical thinking. Also covered is the therapeutic use of self when providing care. Read More

Gylo (Julie) Hercelinskyj| Louise Alexander PhD

©2020

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 7th Edition

Prepare for a career as a leading respiratory therapist with the solid foundation in anatomy and physiology found in Des Jardins' best-selling CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY: ESSENTIALS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, 7E. This extremely reader-friendly presentation delivers the most complete, accurate information about the structure and function of the respiratory system. Clear and concise coverage presents even complicated concepts in an understandable format using full-color design and proven learning features that guide you in applying what you've learned to your professional career. Thirteen new Clinical Connections add to the book's total 141 Clinical Connections that link chapter content to today's clinical setting and highlight actual situations that respiratory therapists encounter every day. These features also direct meaningful discussion and strengthen your critical-thinking skills. Read More

Terry Des Jardins

©2020

Law And Ethics For Pharmacy Technicians 3rd Edition

Protect your patients and thrive in your career with LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 3nd Edition! Using real-life case studies, this one-of-a-kind resource lets you explore health care liabilities without risk as you develop confidence with state and federal regulations, ethics in pharmacy practice, HIPAA, workplace safety, and other key topics recommended by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). And to keep your momentum going, the end-of-chapter questions, highlighted references, and other features reinforce learning and keep you focused on what matters most. This book also includes a detailed glossary and appendices and in-depth information on medication errors, state boards, and other key reference topics for any stage of your career. Read More

Jahangir Moini

©2020

Basic Allied Health Statistics And Analysis, Spiral Bound 5th Edition

Think statistics is just for statisticians? Think again! BASIC ALLIED HEALTH STATISTICS AND ANALYSIS, 5th Edition shows how Health Information Management (HIM) professionals wield the power of data to improve patient care delivery every day. To build a foundation for your success, this practical work-text demystifies stats by first demonstrating how to use calculations and then by offering practice in clinical case studies and practice problems. You’ll think through the big issues in health care today, consider available data, choose the best statistical analysis, and then make recommendations--just like the pros. And once you have the basic math and stats down, nothing will hold you back! You can master applications such as vital statistics and mortality rates, census and occupancy rates, and more, all while meeting CAHIIM curriculum and competency standards. Read More

Lorie Darche| Gerda Koch

©2020

3-2-1 Code It! 7th Edition

Discover today's most complete, easy-to-use medical coding guide, written specifically for beginning coders. Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 7E presents the latest updates for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT® and HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions and guidelines. Focused examples, understandable language and clearly defined terms help you master each concept, while extensive exercises, reviews and coding cases let you practice concepts and prepare to earn coding credentials. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. You’ll find clear coverage of both ICD-10 code sets with separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding. HCPCS level II and CPT coding are also covered in separate chapters. In addition, MindTap interactive digital tools further reinforce the coding skills you need for success. Read More

Michelle Green

©2020

Understanding ICD-10-CM And ICD-10-PCS 4th Edition

Gain an understanding of today's ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural coding system, including the latest 2019 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and new 2019 ICD-10 codes, with Bowie’s UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, 4E. Using a unique, extremely hands-on approach, this worktext provides comprehensive, detailed coverage packed with applications. Numerous learning features and helpful tools reinforce understanding within each chapter. You can immediately practice what you learn with professionally focused exercises, genuine coding assignments and actual case studies. Vivid color illustrations throughout this edition also demonstrate how a thorough knowledge of anatomy and disease processes can increase coding accuracy. Trust this hands-on resource for diagnostic and procedural coding success in today’s medical environment. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2020

Pharmacology In Nursing Australian & New Zealand Edition 3rd Edition

Pharmacology in Nursing, 3rd Edition, focuses on the use of drugs as medications within the healthcare environment in Australia and New Zealand. The text helps you understand drugs and how they act on the various body systems and their disorders. It also covers the responsibilities you have in relation to medication administration and patient management, with an emphasis on nursing care. A review of dosage calculations is also included. Read More

Bonita E. Broyles| Gayle McKenzie| Sussan Pleunik| Rachel Page| Barry S. Reiss| Mary E. Evans

©2020

Health Assessment And Physical Examination 3rd Edition

Health assessment is a process that evaluates the whole person as a physical, psychosocial and functional being, whether they’re young or old, well or ill. This market-leading text presents health assessment, physical examination information and skills for health professionals who complete these types of assessments. Health Assessment and Physical Examination takes you from basic concepts to more advanced health assessment. It uses the ENAP (Examine–Normal–Abnormal–Pathophysiology) approach to allow you to collect useful information. A case study at the end of each chapter walks you through an assessment example. The text includes advanced topics as well as ‘Urgent findings’, which highlights serious or life-threatening signs and critical assessment findings that need immediate attention. Read More

Pauline Calleja| Pauline Calleja| Theresa Harvey| Theresa Harvey

©2020

Clinical Dosage Calculations 3rd Edition

Clinical Dosage Calculations covers the important aspects of dosage calculations that you’ll require to perform this essential part of clinical practice. It uses real-life cases, worked-out examples and real medication charts and labels to help you to learn the content. The text starts with fundamental maths and familiarises you with medication charts and labels. It then moves on to chapters that cover specialist areas, allowing you to deepen your skills in a clinical context. Activities in each chapter introduce you to important concepts and you can test your overall knowledge in the final chapter. New, print versions of this textbook come with bonus online study tools on the Got it! Dosage Calculations platform. Read More

Vanessa Brotto| Kate Rafferty

©2020

Fundamentals Of Nursing: Australia & NZ Edition 2nd Edition

Fundamentals of Nursing covers nursing concepts, skills and standards of practice to help you learn and think critically. It also highlights research and evidence-based practice to prepare you for delivering care. With up-to-date coverage of the new Registered Nurse Standards of Practice (2016), the text gets you to assess your own nursing practice and apply what you’ve learnt in class to real-life, clinical settings. Complemented by the best-selling Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment tools for Nursing by Joanne Tollefson and Elspeth Hillman. A value pack of these two texts is available for you to purchase. Read More

Sue Carter DeLaune| Lauren McTier| Joanne Tollefson| Joanne Lawrence| Patricia Kelly Ladner

©2020

Introduction To Sports Medicine And Athletic Training 3rd Edition

France's INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE AND ATHLETIC TRAINING, 3rd Edition, equips you with a solid understanding of the functional concepts of the human body and then teaches you how to apply that knowledge to real-life practice. It combines comprehensive coverage of Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Kinesiology and therapeutic modalities with the latest research, concussion protocols and guidelines for First Aid, CPR and AED. An all-new section is devoted to athletes with disabilities and their right to participate, and an entire chapter is dedicated to special challenges that athletes face. Vivid illustrations, photos, artwork and diagrams bring chapter concepts to life. In addition, insight into a wide range of careers in the Sports Medicine field helps you plan for the future. It's the ideal text for anyone interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes. Read More

Robert C France

©2020

Surgical Instrumentation, Spiral Bound Version 2nd Edition

Scrub in with SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION, 2nd Edition! This text helps you understand surgical instruments, how and when to use them, the common instrument sets you’ll assemble for different types of surgeries, how to clean and disinfect instruments, and much more. Packed with hundreds of crisp, full-color instrument photos organized logically by surgery type, this book depicts common instruments alone, in collections, and disassembled with close-up views of key parts, making it easy for you to tell a scalpel from a lancet and create the ideal instrument sets for the surgery at hand. Be an unstoppable force in any surgical discipline with SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION, 2nd Edition! Read More

Nancymarie Phillips

©2019

Essentials Of Pharmacology For Health Professions 8th Edition

Best-selling ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 8e is the ideal resource to help you prepare for licensed practical nursing, medical assisting, and other allied health careers. Focusing on "need to know" drug information, it gives you the confidence to master pharmacology. Extremely reader friendly, this clear, concise book simplifies material into engaging and manageable chapters. By stressing clinical application, it also ensures you understand the "why" behind what you learn. Part I provides a solid foundation in basic pharmacologic principles. Part II covers drugs, sources, legal concerns, and medical uses. Chapters organize drugs by classifications and include their purpose, side effects, interactions, and precautions or contraindications. Patient education is highlighted for each category, while numerous reference tables help pull everything together for you by listing the most commonly prescribed drugs, dosages, available forms, and special considerations. Read More

Bruce Colbert| Ruth Woodrow

©2019

Human Diseases 5th Edition

Designed specifically for future allied health professionals, HUMAN DISEASES, 5e delivers everything you need to know about the diseases and disorders health care providers see and treat the most. Making pathology fully accessible, this best seller is packed with the most current research available and reflects the latest practices from the field. Following a basic review of anatomy and physiology, chapters present each disease's description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention as well as detailed, full-color photos to ensure your thorough understanding. The fifth edition covers emerging disorders, ICD-10 progress, pharmacology concerns, herbal and nontraditional remedies, current statistics, and much more. In addition, real-life cases and interactive learning tools give you hands-on experience putting what you learn into practice. Read More

Marianne Neighbors| Ruth Tannehill-Jones

©2019

Understanding Current Procedural Terminology And HCPCS Coding Systems 6th Edition

Choose the most trusted source available to help you master current CPT®-4 diagnostic and procedural coding as well as the other precise guidelines established by federal agencies, Medicare, and the American Medical Association. Bowie's UNDERSTANDING CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY AND HCPCS CODING SYSTEMS, 6E incorporates carefully illustrated procedures, new case studies, practical coding assignments, and interesting examples to help you perfect your procedural coding skills for all medical specialties and prepare for today's certification exams. Use this edition on its own or as the ideal companion for CPT® and HCPCS Level II manuals. This edition's extensive hands-on practice and new online study tools help you further prepare for procedural coding success. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2019

Understanding Health Insurance 14th Edition

Prepare for a career in health information management and medical billing and insurance processing with Green's UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE, 14E. This comprehensive, inviting book presents the latest code sets and guidelines. Examine today’s most important topics, such as managed care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems and compliance, reimbursement methods, clinical documentation improvement, coding for medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. Updates introduce new legislation that impacts health care, including changes to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare); ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II coding; revenue cycle management; and individual health plans. Workbook exercises provide application-based assignments and case studies, as well as CMRS, CPC-P, and CPB mock exams. Read More

Michelle Green

©2019

Essentials Of Health Information Management 4th Edition

Get in the know and learn in the now with ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, FOURTH EDITION! Electronic health records are the norm in health care today, so you must master technology and legislative changes as they come. This book delivers all the latest updates, mapping key content directly to CAHIIM standards for data and information governance, electronic health records, data integrity and security, ICD-10-CM implementation, HIPAA rules, and more. Plus, the readings are designed to engage and inspire you as much as they inform. If you’re ready to take learning to the next level, use the included lab manual with electronic health record activities for EHR Go software (subscription required), or get the available MindTap learning system with interactive features and self-quizzing. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2019

The Paperless Medical Office 2nd Edition

Why lecture when you can empower? This reader-friendly text walks users through the Harris CareTracker system, a fully integrated, CCHIT® and ONC-ATCB certified Practice Management and Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution. Book chapters offer the context students need to get started, with coverage in key areas such as patient demographics, registration, appointment scheduling, EMR clinical duties, billing, and collections while online access to the live electronic medical record system emerges students in essential features, functions, and workflows. Case studies elevate confidence with even more perspective, challenging students to work through common problems in health care environments, understand the rapidly growing field, and even become expert users of the system. Far more than a book, THE PAPERLESS MEDICAL OFFICE: USING HARRIS CARETRACKER transcends your classroom to launch careers. Read More

Harris Care Tracker| Virginia Ferrari

©2019

Clinical Placement Manual 1st Edition

Clinical Placement for the Diploma of Nursing is a practical manual that you’ll use on your clinical placements. This textbook incorporates both knowledge evidence and performance evidence to support your learning. Throughout the book, opening vignettes, as well as case studies and tips from nurses and students in clinical settings, help bring the theory alive. Clinical Placement for the Diploma of Nursing has been created to ensure you have the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in this subject area. Read More

Catherine Joustra| Ali Moloney

©2019

Clinical Psychomotor Skills (3-Point): Assessment Tools For Nurses 7th Edition

Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment Tools for Nurse offers you a unique blend of solid theoretical knowledge, linking it to clinical practice. The combined theory and workbook text covers the key clinical skills and knowledge that you need and facilitates your development of competencies that fulfil the required standards. This edition uses the 3-point Standard Assessment Scale. The inclusion to this edition of five additional skills, the latest evidence-based material from nursing and associated literature, and reflecting The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s Registered Nurse Standards for Practice, make this the essential guide for students of registered nursing programs. New, print versions of this book come with bonus online study tools on the CourseMate Express platform Learn more about the online tools cengage.com.au/learning-solutions Read More

Joanne Tollefson| Elspeth Hillman

©2019

Clinical Psychomotor Skills (5-Point): Assessment Tools For Nurses 7th Edition

Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment Tools for Nurses offers you a unique blend of solid theoretical knowledge, linking it to clinical practice. The combined theory and workbook text covers the key clinical skills and knowledge that you need and helps you to master provable competencies that fulfil the required standards. This edition uses the 3-point Bondy Assessment Scale. The inclusion to this edition of five additional skills, the latest evidence-based material from nursing and associated literature, and reflecting The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s Registered Nurse Standards for Practice, make this the essential guide for students of registered nursing programs. New, print versions of this book come with bonus online study tools on the CourseMate Express platform Learn more about the online tools cengage.com.au/learning-solutions Read More

Joanne Tollefson| Elspeth Hillman

©2019

Foundations Of Nursing: Enrolled Nurses 2nd Edition

Designed for the Diploma of Nursing Foundations of Nursing, Enrolled Nurses, Australia and New Zealand edition helps you to complete the HLT54115 training package competencies, and aligns to the revised Standards for Practice for the Enrolled Nurse. This text will equip you with current knowledge, and basic problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to successfully meet the demanding challenges of today’s health care, the text clearly explains concepts and definitions, and gives you the knowledge you need. The text is easy to understand, straightforward and heavily illustrated with colour photos of procedures to help your understanding. Read More

Susie Gray| Leanne Ferris| Lois Elaine White| Gena Duncan| Wendy Baumle

©2019

Body Structures And Functions Updated 13th Edition

Written and designed specifically for allied health students, BODY STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS UPDATED, 13th edition, equips you to the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions. It provides a clear introduction to life functions, medical terminology and phonetic pronunciations as well as a thorough review of human development and body processes. Diseases and disorders are integrated within each body system chapter to link physiology with anatomy. A media link feature connects you to 3-D anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology animations that bring chapter concepts to life, while detailed Career Profiles give you an inside look at the many health care professions available today. In addition, hands-on activities and case studies emphasize clinical applications, giving you a realistic view of situations you will face on the job. This edition is aligned with Precision Exams' Health Science Career Cluster. Read More

Ann Senisi Scott| Elizabeth Fong

©2019

Essential Clinical Skills: Enrolled Nurses 4th Edition

Essential Clinical Skills clearly and succinctly explains each key clinical skill and provides a structured format for students to undertake many of the skills taught in HLT54115. Each skill is mapped to the key units of competency as well as the Indicators in the Standards for Practice: Enrolled Nurses (2016), where relevant. Using this text, students and instructors are able to translate their skills and knowledge into demonstrable competencies that fulfil the required standards. The text has been designed to assist the learning and practice of clinical skills introduced in on campus purpose-built Nursing Skills Laboratories. Students are taught how to implement basic nursing care, assess clients' health and analyse health-related information. Read More

Joanne Tollefson| Gayle Watson| Eugenie Jelly| Karen Tambree

©2019

DHO Health Science Updated, Soft Cover 8th Edition

The highly respected DIVERSIFIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is now DHO HEALTH SCIENCE UPDATED. The Eighth Edition of this trusted text continues to provide an all-in-one resource for introductory coursework in the health science curriculum. Organized in two parts, the text opens with foundational information required to enter a broad range of health professions, including infection control, first aid, legal requirements, and professionalism. The second part covers fundamental entry-level skills for a range of specific careers, including medical assisting, dental assisting, and more. Carefully revised, the updated Eighth Edition includes information on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, new nutritional guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, updates that correlate with the enhanced Enhanced National Healthcare Foundation Standards, and more to prepare you for success in today’s high-demand health science careers. Read More

Louise Simmers, M.Ed.| Karen Simmers-Nartker, B.S.N.| Sharon Simmers-Kobelak, B.B.A.

©2019

Hillcrest Medical Center 8th Edition

This innovative text uses a simulation approach to give readers interested in healthcare documentation and medical transcription careers a working knowledge of medical reports common in both acute and chronic care settings. Readers have access to transcription of 107 patient medical reports, including 56 new reports exclusive to the Eighth Edition. This edition also features 20 new speech recognition technology/medical editing (SRT) reports, as well as information on electronic health records (EHRs), quality assurance (QA), and scribes to keep readers up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. Organized by body system, the text includes full-color anatomy and physiology illustrations to make medical terminology easier to master. In addition, the authors have included a review of proper formatting, grammar, and style in accordance with the AHDI's BOOK OF STYLE, and a master glossary list compiles key terms in one section for convenient study and quick reference. Read More

Patricia A. Ireland| Carrie Stein

©2018

Case Studies In Health Information Management 3rd Edition

Created for aspiring Health Information Management (HIM) and Health Information Technology (HIT) professionals in training, CASE STUDIES IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition helps readers bridge the gap between classroom theory and on-the-job application. More than a collection of fascinating cases, this versatile worktext challenges readers to work through problems with coordinating spreadsheets and forms while applying lessons from the classroom. Case studies feature the latest AHIMA domains and competencies, clearly mapping content in the readings to requirements for RHIA® and RHIT® certification exams in a handy correlation grid. New with the third edition, online learning resources avail readers to extra web content and reference materials, simulated professional forms, and spreadsheets for use in case-related exercises. The ideal complement to any HIM or HIT course, CASE STUDIES IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition is suitable for lab or practicum work, individual or group assignments, self-study, and as a professional desk reference. Read More

Patricia Schnering| Nanette B. Sayles| Charlotte McCuen

©2018

HIPAA For Health Care Professionals 2nd Edition

HIPAA FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2nd Edition, clearly explains the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, including fundamentals, privacy, security, and common myths. This updated edition also shows you where and how HIPAA affects health care and insurance through modifications to other related laws. Offered in an easy-to-follow format, the text includes examples, real-life scenarios, and optional interactive features to help you better understand important concepts, test that understanding, and prepare you for a rewarding career in health care. Read More

Dan Krager| Carole H. Krager

©2018

Nutrition & Diet Therapy 12th Edition

Providing a solid foundation, NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY, 12E delivers a completely up-to-date introduction to the essentials of nutrition concepts, good health, and client care. It equips you with the tools to more effectively help clients improve their nutrition and overall health -- as our nation faces higher rates of preventable chronic disease resulting from poor diet quality and physical inactivity. Extremely student friendly, it is organized around three simple concepts: Section 1 covers the fundamentals of nutrition, Section 2 explains nutrition over the life cycle; and Section 3 addresses medical nutrition therapy. Maximize your course success with the numerous hands-on activities throughout the text and the MindTap digital learning solution, which includes an interactive eBook with highlighting and note-taking functions; self-quizzes; client scenarios; flashcards; interactive Case in Point and Rate this Plate exercises; NCLEX-style quizzing; and a Diet & Wellness app. Read More

Ruth A. Roth| Kathy L. Wehrle

©2018

Grammar And Writing Skills For The Health Professional 3rd Edition

Extremely student friendly, GRAMMAR & WRITING SKILLS FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, 3e, focuses on the fundamentals of grammar and writing to help you develop the skills to communicate clearly and effectively in real-world practice. An indispensable resource the can be used during your schooling as well as you when enter your career, the text is divided into three modules. The first focuses on basic grammar (nouns, pronouns, verbs) and the second on more advanced topics (sentences and paragraphs). The third module helps you develop writing skills for medical reports, correspondence, emails, office meeting minutes, progress notes, charting, research, and brochures. The text's unique writing process can also be used for cover letters and resumes. In addition, the text includes current information on HIPAA, the Joint Commission, American Health Management Information Association, and much more, while real-world applications at the end of every section illustrate how chapter concepts relate to your future career. Read More

Doreen Villemaire Oberg| Lorraine Villemaire

©2018

Administrative Medical Assisting 8th Edition

Develop 21st century skills with ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING, 8e! This streamlined learning package delivers step-by-step procedures in front-office medical assisting along with the critical thinking and job skills you need to tackle allied health-related issues in the real world. This proven package addresses fundamental administrative competencies, including professional responsibilities, interpersonal and written communications, records management, financial administration, and managing the office. Simulated test questions, mapped competencies, and updated certification standards add depth to every chapter and prepare you for certification exams. Updated content keeps you abreast of the newest requirements for electronic technology, insurance regulations, coding, health care reform, legal compliance, and much more. Robust and reader-friendly, ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING, 8e is essential for medical assistants who want to succeed in today’s allied health careers. Read More

Linda L. French

©2018

Administrative Medical Assisting 6th Edition

In today's dynamic health care environment, medical assistants are playing an increasingly important role. ADMINISTRATIVE 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 administrative 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, 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. Read More

Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh| Carol D. Tamparo| Barbara M. Dahl| Julie Morris| Cindy Correa

©2018

Comprehensive Medical Assisting 6th Edition

Medical assistants play a critical role in our changing world of health care, and COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING, Sixth Edition, prepares them to lead in this growing field. Known for accuracy, completeness of coverage, and exacting technical detail, this proven book addresses the administrative and clinical tasks required of medical assistants while preparing them for certification exams. Divided into three sections, chapters start with general topics, including therapeutic communications, coping skills, and professionalism. Administrative chapters look behind the scenes, exploring electronic medical records, ICD-10 coding, and practice management. COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING also maps clinical topics to ABHES, CAAHEP, and MAERB competencies, as well as CLIA-waived procedures, and delivers an exhaustive set of skills: taking patient medical histories, recording vital signs, explaining procedures, assisting during exams and surgery, infection control, and more. Read More

Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh| Carol D. Tamparo| Barbara M. Dahl| Julie Morris| Cindy Correa

©2018

Clinical Medical Assisting 6th Edition

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. Read More

Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh| Carol D. Tamparo| Barbara M. Dahl| Julie Morris| Cindy Correa

©2018

Ethics Of Health Care 4th Edition

Designed for students pursuing careers in a variety of health care programs, ETHICS OF HEALTH CARE: A GUIDE FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE, 4e, equips you with the tools you need to make legal and ethical decisions in real-world practice. The text teaches you the language of the legal system and biomedical ethics while emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving and professional behavior. The first four chapters provide the foundational knowledge you need to understand the legal system and ethical theory as it relates to health care practice. Later chapters build on these concepts as you explore ethical and legal health care controversies through a wide variety of issues such as reproductive health, organ donation, physician assisted dying, ethical allocation of health care, cloning, genetics, and human enhancements. Each chapter also includes legal and ethical case studies to help you put what you learn into practice. Read More

Raymond S. Edge| J. Randall Groves

©2018

Understanding Human Behavior 9th Edition

Empowering you as a future health care professional, UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR, 9e, delivers reliable, practical information that equips you with a solid understanding of basic psychological concepts from a health care perspective. Updated with the latest industry trends and examples, the text offers streamlined coverage that spans a broad but valuable range of important mental health topics -- as well as their implications for you as a health care professional. It includes new coverage of cultural bias and cultural competence; developmental disorders; trauma-informed care; drug use in the U.S.; alternative, complementary, and integrative medicine; stress-management techniques; and much more. Presenting both client and caregiver perspectives, this powerful resource explores the behaviors, emotions, and coping mechanisms you may encounter in a variety of health care situations and settings. Practical examples and activities help you apply what you learn to real-world scenarios. Read More

Alyson Honeycutt| Mary Elizabeth Milliken

©2018

Surgical Technology For The Surgical Technologist 5th Edition

Packed with detailed, full-color illustrations and live surgery images, market-leading SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST: A POSITIVE CARE APPROACH, 5e, delivers the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of over 200 essential surgical procedures. It also includes essential topics such as equipment and supplies, operative preparation, practical and technical considerations, and postoperative considerations. "Pearls of Wisdom" features offer practical insight from surgical technologists in the field, and numerous learning resources help you maximize your course success -- including "A POSITIVE CARE" memory tool, real-life case studies with critical thinking questions, and the powerful digital learning solution MindTap. Preparing you for real-world practice, SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST, 5e, is the ultimate resource for helping you anticipate the patient's and surgeon's needs before, during, and after a surgical procedure. Read More

Association of Surgical Technologists

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Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach 5th Edition

Popular and trusted, DENTAL ASSISTING: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, 5th Edition is the all-in-one resource that helps aspiring dental assistants break into the field with confidence. Dental assistants need to master many skills while taking on increasing responsibilities, from basic practices and procedures to advanced clinical competencies and patient safety -- and this book covers it all! A complete learning system, it offers many features that help you navigate the dental office while thinking on your feet, including case studies, animations, step-by-step instruction Also available, digital learning tools from MindTap leverage videos, real-life case studies, dynamic review materials, apps, and more, to help you learn on your own terms. Begin your future in dental assisting today! Read More

Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd| Judy Halstead

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