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Last updated 6/12/12
Isothermal Community College
P.O. Box 804, Spindale NC 28160
(828) 395-1307  fax (828) 286-8208

Charles P. Wiggins, Director of Library Services


Course-Related Internet Links

Most links on this page go to external web sites not connected with Isothermal Community College. Their inclusion is not an endorsement by Isothermal and Isothermal is not responsible for accuracy of their content.

Educational Sites -- Include word lists, games and other helpful resources for learning medical terminology.

American Association of Medical Assistants
AAMA CMA Practice Exam: Medical Terminology
http://www.aama-ntl.org/becomeCMA/practice_term.aspx

Complete Guide to Medical Terminology
Sites for medical terminology, quizzes, and lesson plans
http://www.scrubsandbeyond.com/a-complete-guide-to-medical-terminology.aspx

Ed's Medical Terminology Page
http://www.pathguy.com/medvocab.htm
A pathologist's offering of stems, prefixes and suffixes.

Free Medical Terminology Web Game
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab_med.htm
"Improve your medical vocabulary with these web games."

Medical Terminology Activities
http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/webanatomy_archive/wa_medical_terms/wa_medterms1.html
University of Minnesota General College’s medical terminology site, with tests on prefixes, suffixes and roots that you can give yourself. Also links to info on history and use of medical terminology.

Medical Terminology Web
http://ec.hku.hk/mt/
English Centre at the University of Hong Kong’s webpage for use by its students in medical programs. Caution:  spelling of certain terms may be in British format!

MediLexicon
http://www.medilexicon.com/
“Has the world's largest online database of pharmaceutical and medical abbreviations - over 200,000 and growing. Our database is updated daily…”

Medword Medical Transcription
http://www.medword.com/
“Medword is a web site where we work hard to help make your work easy. Medword is a web site for medical transcriptionists, by medical transcriptionists - that's who we are.”

MT Desk 
http://www.mtdesk.com/
Claims to be “the largest electronic collection of resources” for medical transcriptionists.

Multilingual Glossary of Technical and Popular Medical Terms in Nine European Languages
http://allserv.UGent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/welcome.html
A valuable site for cross-translation of terms, although somewhat complicated to employ.

Quia Medical Terminology
http://www.quia.com/jg/65945.html
Flash cards and word search for medical terminology.
http://www.quia.com/jg/66001.html
Medical Terminology Prefixes -- match words, flashcards, concentration games.

Short Course in Medical Terminology
http://www.dmu.edu/medterms/
A Des Moines University site on basic medical terminology, complete with quizzes to test how you’re doing along the way.  (To proceed from the first page, click “NEXT” at the bottom right.)


Online Career Information / Professional Organizations

MT Daily: Medical Transcription Networking Center
http://www.mtdaily.com/
The “profession's busiest online community…sharing information and researching, helping each other, and having fun.”

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Medical Transcriptionists
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos271.htm
Career information: nature of the work, work conditions, qualifications, earnings, job outlook, etc.


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