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Medical Assisting Web Sites
These are some websites we think you'll find useful. They offer information about national associations and state licensing, sites with information on anatomy, medical terminology, medications, and much more.
Interactive graphics and animations of ten systems, including digestive, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems. Also includes information about a variety of health products and tests.
MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library. Research disease and wellness information in journal articles or a medical encyclopedia, check for drug information, or check your spelling in a medical dictionary.
MedicineNet.com doctors have defined difficult medical language in easy-to-understand explanations of over 19,000 medical terms.
This medical dictionary provides quick access to hard-to-spell and often misspelled medical definitions through an extensive alphabetical listing.
PubMed®, from the National Library of Medicine, contains more than 34 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations often include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. (Ask us about Interlibrary Loan if you need an article that is not full text.)
Students in this program learn how to set up patients for examinations, draw blood for basic lab studies, administer medications, perform EKGs, assist with minor surgical procedures, and perform front office tasks related to medical records and billing.