Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Medical Assistant

American Association of Medical Assistants

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.

AMA Atlas of the Body

AMA's resource that enables the user to click and view various parts of the body, brain, circulatory systen, muscles. respiratory system and skeleton.

Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body

"Human Anatomy Model, Anatomy Chart, Anatomical Chart - see these detailed human anatomy charts and gather in-depth anatomy information online. Includes links to charts in Spanish."

BC Advantage

The magazine for billing. coding, office & HIM Professionals.

InnerBody: Your Guied to Human Anatomy Online

is a national initiative to make disability history public and accessible; we've collected over 1,000 video interviews from disability leaders across the country.  Now, we're making this critical aspect of American history public, accessible and interactive.

Medical Dictionary: Medline Plus

A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, this medical dictionary enables users to type the term they are searching and would like to find.

AMA's Code of Medical Ethics

"The Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA) develops ethics policy for the AMA. Composed of seven practicing physicians, a resident or fellow, and a medical student, the Council prepares reports that analyze and address timely ethical issues that confront physicians and the medical profession. Upon deliberation and approval by the AMA's House of Delegates, the recommendations put forth in CEJA Reports become official policy of the Association."

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Guidelines (CDC)

"Wherever patient care is provided, adherence to infection prevention guidelines is needed to ensure that all care is safe care. This includes traditional hospital settings as well as outpatient surgery centers, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and community clinics. The information on this website is intended to inform patients and healthcare personnel and help move healthcare systems toward elimination of HAIs."

Universal Precautions Update 1998 (CDC)

"The purpose of this report is to clarify and supplement the CDC publication entitled "Recommendations for Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health-Care Settings"

Introduction to Bacteria

"Bacteria are of such immense importance because of their extreme flexibility, capacity for rapid growth and reproduction, and great age - the oldest fossils known, nearly 3.5 billion years old, are fossils of bacteria-like organisms."

Lab Tests Online

"Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you, as a patient or family caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases. If you are a medical professional, this site can serve as a quick reference tool or as a resource for keeping up with advances in laboratory science."

" is the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online. Providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products. Find helpful tools, wallet size personal medication records, mobile applications and more."

Where to find MSDS on the Internet

Page dedicated to finding Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) free online.

OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration

With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.