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Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Excel 2016 for Medical Professionals, Loose-leaf Version, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • Lynn Wermers
  • ISBN-10: 1305878612
  • ISBN-13: 9781305878617
  • 248 Pages | Loose-leaf
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2012, 2009
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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About the Product

Help your students master the Microsoft® Excel 2016 skills essential for success in today’s medical office or health-related career with the dynamic new ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 and EXCEL 2016 FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS. This reader-friendly book introduces key skills within Microsoft® Excel 2016 using a best-selling step-by-step format and visually driven approach. Students examine actual medical examples and complete timely projects. An intriguing case study drawn from today’s medical industry further prepares your students to meet contemporary medical office challenges. Both beginning and experienced students will benefit from the book’s straightforward approach. ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT® EXCEL 2016 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.


  • TIMELY EXAMPLES AND EXERCISES RELATE SPECIFICALLY TO TODAY’S MEDICAL FIELD. Students work with examples and end-of-module exercises that are distinct to the medical field. Exercises depict real administrative tasks and challenges that students 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-module exercises increase in level of difficulty as students progress through the book. This enables students to build confidence before tackling more challenging tasks.

  • REALISTIC MEDICAL CASE STUDY OFFERS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE. Students work through an ongoing case study based on a realistic outpatient medical facility, Riverwalk Medical Clinic. Students use the skills they’ve learned as they work with the facility’s family doctors, specialists, nurses and support staff.

  • DISTINCTIVE TWO-PAGE PRESENTATION FORMAT ENABLES STUDENTS TO MASTER A SINGLE CONCEPT AT A TIME. This book’s 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 ahead, 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 module let your experienced students practice the more complex skills covered in the lessons.

About the Author

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous 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, Ms. Reding 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 IT, data management, data analysis and web development courses. She also teaches part-time in the math department for the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. Ms. Wermers has authored numerous leading books that focus on Excel for Cengage Learning.

Table of Contents

Office Module 1. Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2016.
Excel Module 1. Getting Started with Excel 2016.
Excel Module 2. Working with Formulas and Functions.
Excel Module 3. Formatting a Worksheet.
Excel Module 4. Working with Charts.
Excel Module 5. Analyzing Data Using Formulas.
Excel Module 6. Managing Workbook Data.
Excel Module 7. Managing Data Using Tables.
Excel Module 8. Analyzing Table Data.
Glossary (Online only).

New to this edition

  • COMPREHENSIVE UPDATES REFLECT THE LATEST FEATURES AND ENHANCEMENTS THROUGHOUT MICROSOFT® OFFICE 2016. Your students gain a solid understanding of the very latest Microsoft® Office and Excel 2016 fundamental skills to apply to work or school assignments.
  • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR SCHOOL AND WORK MODULE PROVIDE AN ENGAGING VISUAL INTRODUCTION. These helpful, easy-to-use apps by technology author Corinne Hoisington visually guide students through using Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students master each app.
  • REFRESHED DATA AND SOLUTION FILES REFLECT CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES AND OFFER TIMELY ANSWERS. All end-of-module exercises are now updated with new, contemporary data and reliable solution files.


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Website  (ISBN-10: 1305878620 | ISBN-13: 9781305878624)

Find everything you need for your course in one place. This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via Access and download PowerPoint® presentations, instructor’s manual, test banks, and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305881540 | ISBN-13: 9781305881549)

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions. Create multiple test versions in an instant and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.