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Student Study Guide for use with Administrative Medical Assisting A Workforce Readiness Approach

Student Study Guide for use with Administrative Medical Assisting A Workforce Readiness Approach

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ISBN10: 0077420446 | ISBN13: 9780077420444

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About the Author

Helen Houser

Ms. Houser is a registered medical assistant and a registered nurse. She also holds a master of science in health care administration from the University of Colorado. For ten years she served as the Director of the Medical Assisting Program at Phoenix College and consults on health care and educational issues. Her experience in health care spans over 30 years with various positions involving medical assisting including Vice President of Phoenix General Hospital, Deer Valley, where she opened and managed medical practices in rural areas. Ms. Houser is a national speaker on such topics as Immunization Education for Medical Assisting Students and the recipient of several awards, including the National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Award and two Arizona Governor’s Awards for Excellence. She worked on the Navajo reservation where she established school based health services and a prenatal clinic. As a teacher and a healthcare provider she has extensive experience working with diverse populations. Houser continues to serve the community as a board member of Adelante Healthcare, a federally qualified community health center with several locations in the Phoenix area.

Kathryn Booth

Kathryn A. Booth, RN-BSN, RMA (AMT), RPT, CPhT, MS is a registered nurse (RN) with a master’s degree in education as well as certifications in phlebotomy, pharmacy tech, and medical assisting. She is an author, an educator, and a consultant for Total Care Programming, Inc. She has over 30 years of teaching, nursing, and healthcare experience that spans five states. As an educator, Kathy has been awarded the teacher of the year in three states where she taught various health sciences, including medical assisting in both a classroom and an online capacity. Kathy serves on the AMT Examinations, Qualifications, and Standards committee, as well as the advisory board for two educational institutions. She stays current through working at various practice settings as well as obtaining and maintaining certifications. Her larger goal is to develop up-to-date, dynamic healthcare educational materials to assist her and other educators and to promote healthcare professions. In addition, Kathy enjoys presenting innovative new learning solutions for the changing healthcare and educational landscape to her fellow professionals nationwide.

Terri Wyman

Terri D. Wyman, AS, CPC, CMRS has 35 years of experience in the healthcare field, first as a CMA specializing in hematology/oncology and homecare and then in the medical billing and coding field. At the suggestion of a coworker, she began her career in education as instructor and program director for both medical assisting and medical billing and coding programs for several technical schools in New England. Currently, Terri is the financial applications analyst at Baystate Wing Hospital, where her love of teaching continues in the hospital setting. She is active with her local AAPC chapter and is on the National Advisory Board for the American Medical Billing Association (AMBA). She provides continuing education opportunities for AMBA members by writing numerous billing and coding programs and speaking at their national conferences on medical coding topics, including ICD-10. In the rapidly changing world of healthcare billing and coding, she is excited to continue sharing the language of billing and coding with instructors, students, and career professionals. Terri sends special thanks to Dale for his unending support and to Francis Stein, MD, whose patience with a new medical assistant years ago showed her the joy of learning and education.

Sandra Moaney-Wright