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This guide is a starting point for finding credible resources related to Medical Assistants.

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Call Number Ranges

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

Also look for e-books and streaming videos.

Subject Call Number Range
Anatomy & Physiology QM (anatomy) QP (physiology)
Asepsis RD91
Bloodborne Pathogens RA642
Electronic Health Records R858-R864
Health Communications R118
Health Office Management RA971-RA976.5
Medical Assisting R728.8
Medical Terminology R123
Pharmacology & Drug Handbooks or Guides RM100-300s

Medical Coding Resources in the COD Library Catalog (print and online)

Reference Sources

Electronic Reference

Recommended Titles

Kinn's the Medical Assistant

Provides you with real-world administrative and clinical skills that are essential to working in the modern medical office.

Elsevier's Medical Assisting Exam Review

With some 2,500 practice questions and customized online tests, this text provides complete preparation for all six certification exams - the CMA, RMA, CMAS, CCMA, CMAA, and CMAC.

Administrative Medical Assisting

This text book covers administrative tasks as well as general information on medical law, ethics and bioethics, and management skills.

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