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[Please note: formerly Clinical Medical Assistant - CMA, 2016) 

 

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Professional Associations

American Association of Medical Assistants
URL: http://www.aama-ntl.org/
The mission of the American Association of Medical Assistants is to provide the medical assistant professional with education, certification, credential acknowledgment, networking opportunities, scope-of-practice    protection, and advocacy for quality patient-centered health care.  May sign up for Clinical Medical Assistant exam at this website-site has resources and practice tests for CMA (AAMA) certification. [ [8/16]
 ICD-10
URL: http://www.who.int/classifications/icd/icdonlineversions/en/
The World Health Organization [WHO] has links to all versions of ICD-10 [Classification of Diseases] including the most current version, 2016.

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems, proving a picture of the general health situation of countries and populations.  All Member States use the ICD which has been translated into 43 languages. [8/16]

National HealthCareer Association
URL: http://www.nhanow.com/certifications/clinical-medical-assistant
The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant is an unlicensed, multi-skilled healthcare  practitioner who is competent in both clinical and administrative procedures. As a CCMA you may perform some or all of the following tasks: Interview patients;  Measure and record vital signs; Prepare exam rooms; Clean and sterilize medical equipment; Administer injections, as well as topical or oral medications; Perform venipuncture and point-of-care testing.  Maysign for Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA) exam at this website. [8/16]
Taylor & Francis Online
URL: (subscription link for NEIT on and off campus)
Publishers of Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation (e-journal subscription available via Full Text Finder) and many other publications of myriad topics.  [11/16]

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