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Great resources on Medical Assisting
Websites for Medical Assistants
Guide to medical assistant careers, schools and training
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
Professional organization that promotes the identity and stature of the medical assisting profession. The AAMA offers qualifying medical assistants the CMA credential.
American Registry of Medical Assistants
National Registry for Qualified Medical Assistants serving all 50 states. ARMA offers qualifying medical assistants the RMA credential, an alternative to the CMA
Diseases and Disorders
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Connect to get to the many institutes that are under the jurisdiction of the NIH. (For example: NCI - National Cancer Institute). Includes specialty sites for various diseases and conditions.
NORD (National Organization for Rare Diseases)
Contains hard-to-find information about diseases that afflict relatively small numbers of people.
Diseases and Disorders Research Guide
See this guide for additional resources on researching a particular disease, disorder or condition.
Patient Education Resources - Clinical Procedures Assignment
Website by the National Library of Medicine, provides data from many authoritative websites, including the various National Institutes of Health (NIH) sites, the American Cancer Society, and others.
content in both English and Spanish, as well as a dozen other languages. The Directories provide a way to search for specialists and services across the US.
updated daily and sponsored by the noted Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, provides health updates and preventative care information.
National Health Information Center
part of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; provides toll-free phone numbers for health information, patient support groups, and links to related websites.
Micromedex Healthcare Resources
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Care Notes in the Micromedex library database provides patient information about drugs in 15 different languages. When you reach the front page of Micromedex, click on "CareNotes System"
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