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Chpt. 23 Vocabulary

Chpt: The Healthcare Industry & Chpt: The Medical Assisting Profession

Versatile Embracing a variety of subjects: Having a wild variety of abilities.
Externship or Internship A training program that is part of the medical assisting course of study in an education institution.
C.E.Us Credits for classes related to your profession. Keeps you updated.
Certification A document serving as evidence that you have met standards in a exam.
Osteopathic A term describing a type of medicine based on a theory.
Telemedicine Use of medical information exchanged from one site to another.
Triage A group of special patients.
Indigent A person who unable to care for themselves & provide the basic necessities of life.
Homeopathy A type of alternative medicine that attempts to stimulate the body to recover by itself.
Encounter Any contact between a healthcare provider and a patient
Ambulatory Able to walk about and not be bedridden.
Credentialing The process of extending profession or medical privileges to an individual.
Created by: MAA_Student
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