Higher Education

Microsoft® Excel® 2013 for Medical Professionals, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth Reding
  • Lynn Wermers North Shore Community College
  • ISBN-10: 128509333X  |  ISBN-13: 9781285093338
  • 264 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2009
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
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Help your students master the Microsoft® Excel 2013 skills essential for success in today's medical office or health-related career with the dynamic new MICROSOFT® EXCEL 2013 FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS. This reader-friendly book introduces key skills within Microsoft® Excel 2013 using a best-selling step-by-step format and visually driven approach. Actual medical examples and timely projects within an intriguing case study related to the medical industry prepare students to meet contemporary medical office challenges. Both beginning and experienced student benefits from the book's straightforward approach. MICROSOFT® EXCEL 2013 FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ensures your students have the Excel skills necessary to support the front or back office of a clinic, hospital, or medical practice with great success.

Features and Benefits

  • TIMELY EXAMPLES AND EXERCISES RELATE SPECIFICALLY TO TODAY'S MEDICAL FIELD. Students work with examples and end-of-unit exercises distinctive to the medical field and typical of the tasks and challenges they are likely to encounter in a contemporary medical office, hospital or clinic work setting.
  • COMPREHENSIVE EXERCISES OFFER INCREASING DIFFICULTY TO REINFORCE CRITICAL SKILLS. This edition's comprehensive and applied end-of-unit exercises increase in level of difficulty as students progress. All exercises map to SAM (Skill Assessment Manager), providing further opportunities to strengthen key skills.
  • REALISTIC MEDICAL CASE STUDY OFFERS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE. Students work through an ongoing case study based on a realistic type of outpatient medical facility, Riverwalk Medical Clinic. Students use the skills they've learned as they work with the facility's family doctors, specialists, nursing and support staff.
  • DISTINCTIVE TWO-PAGE PRESENTATION FORMAT ENABLES STUDENTS TO MASTER A SINGLE CONCEPT AT A TIME. The best-selling authors' unique two-page spread provides step-by-step instructions on the left page and oversized, clear screen illustrations on the right page. Advanced students can quickly review familiar skills before moving on, while beginners are able to master one skill at a time with no confusion.
  • ADVANCED CHALLENGE EXERCISES PROVIDE MORE COMPLEX PRACTICE. Optional Advanced Challenge Exercises at the end of each unit let students practice the more advanced skills covered in the lessons.

Table of Contents

Office 2013.
Unit A: Getting Started with Microsoft 2013.
Excel 2013.
Unit A: Getting Started with Excel 2013.
Unit B: Working with Formulas and Functions.
Unit C: Formatting a Worksheet.
Unit D: Working with Charts.
Unit E: Analyzing Data Using Formulas.
Unit F: Managing Workbook Data.
Unit G: Managing Data Using Tables.
Unity H: Analyzing Table Data.
Appendix: Working in the Cloud.


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Elizabeth Reding

Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored many books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, she spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.

Lynn Wermers

Lynn Wermers is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at North Shore Community College in Massachusetts where she teaches MS Office and web development courses. She also teaches part-time in the Math Department for the School of College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. Ms. Wermers has authored numerous leading books that focus on Excel for Cengage Learning.