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Chapter 2 The Medical Assistant and the Healthcare Team
Terms in this set (20)
The process by which an organization is recognized for adherence to a group of standards that meet or exceed the expectations of the accrediting agency.
A system of medical practice that treats disease by the use of remedies, such as medications and surgery, to produce effects different from those caused by disease under treatment ; medical doctors (MDs) and osteopath s (DOs) practice allopathic medicine; also called conventional medicine.
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
A group of diverse medical and healthcare systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. Complementary medicine is used in combination with conventional medicine ( allopathic or osteopathic); alternative medicine is used instead of conventional medicine.
The process by which something becomes or unusable through contact with something unclean.
A form of healing that considers the whole person ( i.e., body, mind and spirit, and emotions) in individual treatment plans .
A concept of care that involves health professionals and volunteers who provide medical, psychological, and spiritual support to terminally ill patients and their loved ones.
An important point or group of statistical values that, when evaluated, indicates the quality of care provided in a healthcare facility.
Conduct that falls below the standards of behavior established by law; negligent act is one that does not meet the standards of what is expected of a reasonably prudent person acting under similar circumstances.
The process of sorting patients to determine medical need and priority of care.
Slight misalignment of the vertebrae or a partial dislocation.
Which term defines the process an organization must go through to be recognized for their standards?
Which physician specialist concentrates on treating eyes and associated disorders and diseases?
From which languages are medical terms and medical disease processes derived?
Which person was the most famous physician and is often referred to as the Father of Medicine?
Which agency regulates all medical procedures through a clearinghouse for all medical facilities?
Which physicians discovered X-rays?
After completion of a Medical Assisting program which agency awards the RMA credential?
American Medical Technologist
A physician that studies diseases and their causes is a _______________________.
Which term is defined as a contract between the healthcare provider and the patient?
David Ho is considered to have one of the most brilliant minds today, in regards to his research on which topic?
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