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.
Explores reasons to become a medical office nurseClarifies evaluation, care management, safety, risk management, and error preventionExplores technology use in the officeExamines business demands, including coding, billing, and reimbursement Details salary and incentives Discusses the medical homeExplains how to maximize nurse roleFacilitates important decision-making with “hot topics” and key elements