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CMA (AAMA) Exam
Information about qualifying and applying for the CMA exam.
Prepare for Medical Assistant Certification
Study guide and practice tests for CMA/RMA certification from Learning Express Library. Use myVGCC (WebAdvisor) login and password to access off-campus. Separate registration required to use.
Medical Assisting at VGCC!
The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical and laboratory procedures. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, computer operations; assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration; and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care.
Health Information on the Web
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) This link opens in a new window
Resources about diseases, conditions and other special topics, with health immunizations and recommendations for travelers worldwide. (Internet Resource)
Lab Tests Online This link opens in a new window
Understand lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as diagnosis and treatment. Search by test, condition, or recommended screenings. (Internet Resource)
MayoClinic.com This link opens in a new window
Health education to patients and the general public on topics such as autism, influenza, bipolar disorder, breast cancer, smoking, depression, and more. (Internet Resource)
MedLine Plus This link opens in a new window
Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more. (Internet Resource)
MedLine Plus Drugs & Supplements This link opens in a new window
Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements. (Internet Resource)
Merck Manual Consumer Edition This link opens in a new window
Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated. (Internet Resource)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) This link opens in a new window
Complementary and alternative healing practices such as aromatherapy, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. Offers resources and pamphlets. (Internet Resource)
NC Health Info This link opens in a new window
Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina. (Internet Resource)
North Carolina Division of Public Health This link opens in a new window
Information on health precautions, links to local health departments, how to get birth certificates. (Internet Resource)
PubMed This link opens in a new window
Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals. (Internet Resource)
State Center for Health Statistics This link opens in a new window
Health-related research and reports and a collection of health statistics. (Internet Resource)
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