Medical Assisting: Professional Organizations and Publications

Library and free web resources to support students in PCC's Medical Assisting program, and anybody researching health and medical topics.

Medical Assistant Career

This 20 minute video illustrates the certified medical assistant's work, including maintaining patient records, managing a physician’s schedule, and preparing examining rooms, as well as the skills a successful medical assistant will need—including data entry, customer service, specimen collection, and first aid. Incorporating interviews with experienced medical assistants and the specialists who train them, the program describes what it takes to become a CMA, from the best courses to take to passing the CMA (AAMA) certification exam. 

Articles about Medical Assisting

Read current articles about Medical Assisting profession, from the EBSCOhost Health & Medicine database.