A medical assistant works alongside a physician helping him or her to perform the clinical and administrative duties required to run a clinic. Medical assistants commonly help prepare patients for procedures and collect specimens from patients.
Today's medical assistants must juggle many tasks in the medical office to keep up with the changes. The seventh edition of Medical Assisting:Administrative and Clinical Procedures with Anatomy and Physiology was updated to help students as well as instructors learn these ever-changing tasks and stay current in the healthcare environment.
Topics covered include characteristics of disability; disability concepts, models, and theories; important historical developments and milestones for people with disabilities; prominent individuals, organizations, and agencies; notable policies and services; and intersections of disability policy with other policy.
Working with Deaf People is intended for use as a general reference manual, offering practical advice on how to prepare for the consultation with clients who are deaf, deafblind or Deaf (i.e. use sign language as their first language). Information is offered about language, communication and culture; case studies demonstrate how the messages can be applied in practice.