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Certified Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS) Candidate Handbook REFERENCES FOR CM AS CERTIFICATION EXAM INATION Com petency-based, criterion-referenced exam inations are not based solely on textbook inform ation, but on the skills and com petencies required for safe and successful perform ance as a healthcare practitioner. Nevertheless, the following resources m ay be useful in reviewing inform ation required for the exam ination and for organizing the m aterial for study purposes. W hen selecting books, always confirm that you have the m ost recent editions. The references provided here m ay or m ay not represent the current editions. In addition, do not lim it your study to the resources provided here. Although the references listed below present useful inform ation, there are a num ber of additional or alternative sources that are also suitable for study. The list, therefore, should be considered illustrative rather than exhaustive. The references should be available from bookstores or by contacting the publisher. Note: For the references provided below that address all aspects of medical office assisting (for example, Kinn & W oods), please focus study primarily on the adm inistrative rather than clinical components of those resources. Textbooks Chabner, Davi-Ellen. (2000). The Language of Medicine (6th ed.). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co. ISBN: 0721685692 Cohen, B.J. (2003). Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 0781736889 Cohen, B.J., & Wood, D.L. (2000). Memmler's The Human Body in Health and Disease (9th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 0781721105 Erlich, A., & Schroeder, C.L. (2000). Medical Terminology for Health Professions (4th ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning. ISBN: 0766812979 Fordney, M.T. (2001). Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office (7th ed.). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co. ISBN: 0721695183 Fremgen, B.F. (1998). Essentials of Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0835951227 Fremgen, B.F. (1997). Medical Terminology: An Anatomy & Physiology Systems Approach . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0835949915 Frew, M., Lane, K., & Frew, D.R. (1995). Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Competencies for Administrative and Clinical Practice (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co. ISBN: 080363871X Keir, L., Wise, B.A., & Krebs, C. (2002). Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies (5th ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning. ISBN: 0766841464 Kinn, M.E., & Woods, M. (1999). The Medical Assistant: Administrative and Clinical (8th ed.). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co. ISBN: 072167299X Lewis, M.A., & Tamparo, C.D. (2002). Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care (5th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co. ISBN: 0803609957 Lindh, W., Pooler, M., Tamparo, C., & Cerrato, J. (2001). Delmar's Comprehensive Medical Assisting (2nd ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning. ISBN: 0766824187 Martini, F.H., & Bartholomew, E.F. (2002). Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology (3rd. ed.). Benjamin Cummings. ISBN: 0130615676 Rowell, J.A., & Green, M.A. (2003). Understanding Medical Insurance: A Guide to Professional Billing (7th ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning. ISBN: 1401837913 Sormunen, C. (2003). Terminology for Allied Health Professionals (5th ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning. ISBN: 0766862925 Dictionaries Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (30th ed.). (2003). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company. ISBN: 0721601464 Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary (6th ed.). (2002). St. Louis: C.V. Mosby. ISBN: 0323014305 Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (20th ed.) (2005). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co. ISBN: 0803612079

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American Medical Technologists Review Books Hardy, Kathleene. (2002). Preparing for the RMA Certification Exam. White Plains, NY: The MGI Management Institute. 1-800-932-0191 Harris, J.W. (1996). J.W. Harris Medical Assisting Review Manual . Sarasota: Author Hurlbut, P.S. (1998). Medical Assistant: Program Review & Exam Preparation. Stamford, CT: Appleton & Lange. Lane, K. (1996). The Medical Assistant Examination Guide: A Comprehensive Review for Certification (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co. www.fadavis.com 1-800-323-3555 Palko, Thomas. (1997). Appleton & Lange's Review for the Medical Assistant (5th ed.). Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange. ISBN: 0838502857

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