Fast Facts for the Medical Office Nurse

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Fast Facts for the Medical Office Nurse

SKU# 9780826106797

What You Really Need to Know in a Nutshell

Author: Sheila Richmeier MS, RN, FACMPE


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This book provides an introduction to medical office nursing by giving an overview of the medical office as well as tips to maximize nursing's role. Students and new clinicians will find the information valuable as they start their medical office nursing career. Topics include location, reimbursement, role, and care provided. The book also examines the use of technology and how medical office nursing has a significant impact on the patient's health across the continuum. Finally, the book explores future trends, especially the medical home, and models of care that derive from the Medical Home.

Key Features

  • Explores reasons to become a medical office nurse
  • Clarifies evaluation, care management, safety, risk management, and error prevention
  • Explores technology use in the office
  • Examines business demands, including coding, billing, and reimbursement
  • Details salary and incentives
  • Discusses the medical home
  • Explains how to maximize nurse role
  • Facilitates important decision-making with "hot topics" and key elements

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 17, 2010
  • Page Count 168
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826106797
  • EISBN 9780826106803

Table of Contents 

1. Introduction
2. Medical office setting
3. Care provided in a medical office
4. Medical office as part of the continuum
5. The role of technology b
6. Roles in a medical office
7. Quality in a medical office
8. Maximizing Nursing's role
9. Future of medical office nursing