Medical Assistant

Associations and Medical Assistant Career Information
Advanced Medical Assistant of America
Information about training, job listings, articles, resources and an RSS Feed.
The American Association of Medical Assistants
A certification organization that promotes the professional identity and stature of the medical assisting profession through education and credentialing.
American Medical Technologists
A national agency that certifies health practitioners.

A comprehensive database featuring extensive information about thousands of medications and drugs currently or previously available worldwide.
Medical Assistant Information
Provides information about being a medical assistant. Information includes resumes, education, certifications, and tests.
Medical Assistants: Everything You Need To Know
Information about careers, salary, certification, and discussion forum.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Government website. Discusses the nature of the work, training, employment, job outlook, earnings, and more.
O*Net On-line
Summary report for medical assistants. Discusses tasks, tools, technology, skills, abilities, and the profession.

A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia
Hosted on the Medline Plus website from the National Library of Medicine, this encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

Medical Images and Audio
Public Health Image Library
From the Centers for Disease Control, this resource contains images, illustrations, and videos related to public health.
Includes full-color illustrations of human the anatomy. You will need to register for a free account.

General Information Resources
CAPHIS Consumer and Patient Health Information Section
A detailed directory of recommended websites.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Government website dealing with current diseases, epidemics, and more.
From the National Library of Medicine. Provides reliable information about drugs.
Diagnosaurus 2.0
A useful reference resource which gives connections between symptoms and diseases. From McGraw-Hill.
Drug Information Portal
From the National Library of Medicine. Provides reliable information.
Health on the Net Foundation
Promotes useful and reliable online health information. H.O.N. is a non-profit, non-governmental organization accredited by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
Site includes a health encyclopedia, healthcare information, images, and drug information.
Health Services/Technology Assessment Text (National Library of Medicine)
A free, web-based resource of full-text documents that provides health information and support health care decision making.
Aetna’s InteliHealth has information about diseases, aging, a medical dictionary, drugs, dental, and more.
The Internet Public Library Guide to Associations on the Net
The health and medical sciences collection covers all aspects of human and animal health and medicine.
Mayo Clinic
This site offers easy-to-understand health and medical information. In addition to diseases and conditions, the site has healthy living guides and helpful resources such as Health Tools, Treatment Decision Guides, and Ask a Specialist.
The Medicaid Resource Book
This reference book describes four pivotal aspects Medicaid programs: who it covers, what it covers, how it is financed, and how it is administered.
Medical Library Association --- Resources: User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web
From the Medical Library Association. Lists of recommended websites are included.
MedlinePlus Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
From the large medical library and the creator of the MEDLINE database, this gives an alphabetical list of topics for more than 300 specific diseases, conditions, and other issues.
Site gathers and shares medical knowledge in association with Harvard, Stanford, U.C. Berkley, and University of Michigan medical schools.
Directs you to information to help answer health questions by bringing together authoritative information from National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies. MedlinePlus also contains information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgical videos.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.
PubMed is a service from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles dating back to 1948. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
This site combats health related frauds, myths, fads, fallacies, and misconduct.
An online medical resource that offers current, detailed pharmaceutical brand and generic drug information.