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ERIC

"ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education." Use this search engine to find online U.S. Government resources in scientific research.

 

Mednar

"Innovative Medical search engine powered by Deep Web Technologies. Click on the full-text button to restrict a search to free and fully available articles or use advanced search to find articles by title, author, date, or publishing agency.

 

omni

"The medical sources that OMS queries are carefully selected to provide users with reliable and definitive information from reputable sources."

 

Anatomy and Physiology Interactives: The North Harris campus of Lone Star College has provided this amazing list of links to animations, movies and interactive tutorials covering Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Chemistry.

 

Biology 1 Interactive Tutorials: Animations, movies, and Interactive tutorials in the following subjects: biochemistry, heredity, cell structure, photosynthesis, gene expression, and viruses. Created and maintained by Lone Star College, North Harris Campus.

 

BioMed Central Physiology: An open access journal, BMC Physiology publishes original peer-reviewed research articles in cellular, tissue-level, organismal, functional, and developmental aspects of physiological processes and is indexed/tracked/covered by PubMed, MEDLINE, BIOSIS, CAS, EMBASE, Scopus, Zoological Record, CABI and Google Scholar.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Extensive definitions of health topics and diseases in alphabetical order provided by this government agency. To access the latest medical information on chronic conditions, human diseases and public health, use the following link: CDC WONDER. Also available on CDC Wonder are a wide variety of public health reports and medical statistics.

 

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments: "The Division of Laboratory Science and Standards of the CDC is developing educational materials on good laboratory practices for waived and genetic testing. For waived testing, materials currently available include a poster, postcard, and booklet for personnel who perform waived testing. For molecular genetic testing, materials include fact sheets for laboratories, health professionals and patients."

 

Complete Phlebotomy Training: This company provides links to various resources such as training and tutorials, within the subject of Phlebotomy.

 

Diagnostic Parasitology Images: Parasitological images provided for use as teaching aids for the training and education of clinical laboratory scientists. This site was made possible by a grant through theInstitute for Transforming Undergraduate Education at the University of Delaware and is managed by Don Lehman, Ed.D.

 

FieldHealth: Answers to popular questions about health as well as links to resources all over the web.

 

Hematopathology Index: "The WebPath computer-aided instructional resource designed by Mercer University School of Medicine contains over 2000 images with text that illustrate organ system pathologic findings. For self-assessment and study there are over 2000 examination items. There are more than 20 tutorials in specific subject areas."

 

Ibiblio: "Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. ibiblio.org is a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill."

 

Kapi'olani Microbiology and Biotechnology: University of Hawaii's Kapi'olani Community College Microbiology Faculty has provided course and lecture notes from the various Microbiology and Biotechnology classes held at the college. The site was created by John Berestecky and Jeff Yokomura.

 

LabExplorer: This vertical portal specializes in Web information services, resources, current lab news, lab educational topics and quick hyperlinks for access to laboratory resources. These links provide resources on a variety of subjects.

 

Microbes in Action: The University of Missouri-St. Louis orvides thses links to websites with articles, information and resources on Microbiology and related subjects.

 

Molecular Expressions Galleria: "The Molecular Expressions Galleria is your gateway to our numerous collections of photographs taken through a microscope." The photographs are available online through various scientific photo galleries.

 

NHC Anatomy and Physiology Tutorials: Select tutorials by appropriate topic for an interactive learning experience.

 

University of Houston Anatomy & Physiology Tutoring Links: Rose Chute at the University of Houston has created an index to online tutorials and other web resources in Anatomy and Physiology.

 

 

American Board of Clinical Chemistry: "The American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) is a not-for-profit organization, incorporated in 1950, devoted to certification of individuals with doctoral level degrees in the practice of clinical chemistry, toxicological chemistry, and other clinical laboratory medicine disciplines. In purpose, function, and organization the ABCC is analogous to the certifying boards in various medical specialties."

 

American Medical Technologists: "The American Medical Technologists (AMT) is a nonprofit certification agency and professional membership association representing over 60,000 individuals in allied health care. Established in 1939, AMT has been providing allied health professionals with professional certification services and membership programs to enhance their professional and personal growth. Upon certification, individuals automatically become members of AMT and start to receive valuable benefits."

 

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science: "The mission of ASCLS is to make a positive impact in health care through leadership that will assure excellence in the practice of laboratory medicine. The Society continues today as the pre-eminent laboratory organization representing laboratory personnel and advancing their interests — individually and collectively.

 

American Society for Clinical Pathology: ASCP is the world's largest society of pathologists and laboratory professionals comprising pathologists, doctoral-level laboratory scientists, and a host of laboratory professionals, including pathologists' assistants, medical laboratory scientists, cytotechnologists, histotechnologists, histologic technicians, phlebotomists, medical laboratory technicians, and numerous laboratory specialists. The ASCP Board of Certification examinations have been approved for licensure purposes by the states of California and New York. Identify the state and examination to determine eligibility and view the steps. It is the individual's responsibility to review and complete all licensure requirements of the appropriate state.

 

ADAM Multimedia Encyclopedia: Research diseases and conditions, look up symptoms, learn about tests, prepare for procedures and understand emergencies using this multimedia encyclopedia provided by the CGH Medical Center.

 

Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: An official publication of the College of American Pathologists, the Archives is published monthly and serves more than 15,000 physician members and the laboratory community throughout the world. The CAP is the world's largest association composed exclusively of pathologists and is widely considered the leader in providing laboratory quality improvement programs.

 

 

Basic Hematology Research: This multi-faceted hematology research program at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases focuses on understanding basic cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie the production and function of blood cells in health and disease.

 

Basic Hematology Web Tutorial: The University of Virginia School of Medicine is providing students with interactive tutorials in Normal Hematopoiesis, Red Cell Disorders, and White Cell Disorders.

 

Blood: "Founded by Dr. William Dameshek, this is a weekly medical journal published by the American Society of Hematology. Blood provides an international forum for the publication of original articles describing basic laboratory, translational, and clinical investigations in hematology. The journal covers all aspects of hematology, including disorders of leukocytes, both benign and malignant, erythrocytes, platelets, hemostatic mechanisms, vascular biology, immunology, and hematologic oncology. All articles undergo a rigorous peer review and are selected on the basis of the originality of the findings, the superior quality of the work described, and the clarity of presentation."

 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: The CMS regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the U.S. through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). In total, CLIA covers approximately 225,000 laboratory entities. The Division of Laboratory Services, within the Survey and Certification Group, under the Center for Medicaid and State Operations (CMSO) has the responsibility for implementing the CLIA Program.

 

Clinical Chemistry Online: "Clinical Chemistry is an archival research journal that is designed for the professional working in many areas related to Chemistry and the Medical fields, and is the leading international journal of clinical laboratory science, providing 2,000 pages per year of peer-reviewed papers that advance the science of the field."

 

Clinical Immunology Laboratory: "Under the direction of Dr. Judith James, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Clinical Immunology Laboratory performs a variety of tests to identify autoantibodies for diagnostic and treatment purposes. Basic research conducted in OMRF laboratories focuses on the mechanisms and triggers that lead to human diseases and disorders."

 

Clinical Immunology Society: Established in 1986, the CIS facilitates education, translational research and novel approaches to therapy in clinical immunology to promote excellence in the care of patients with immunologic/inflammatory disorders and is devoted to fostering developments in the science and practice of clinical immunology.

 

Clinical Laboratory Management Association: "Founded in 1976, CLMA is an international association of nearly 3,000 clinical laboratory professionals. CLMA provides leadership in the clinical laboratory industry supporting laboratory professionals at any stage of their career. The association educates and advocates on behalf of members, and plays a leadership role in enhancing the image and increasing the visibility of the laboratory management profession."

 

Clinical Test Catalog: "The Laboratories of the Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan offer a full range of tests and services. Faculty has expertise in all disciplines of Pathology and are available to provide consultation to referring physicians."

 

Evaluating Vaccine and Immunization Information: The National Network for Immunization Information has provided this list of resources for reliable health information. Also included are tips on evaluating the worthiness and reliabilty of health sites on the Internet.

 

HemeTeam: "A companion to hematological studies, HemeTeam contains succinct overviews on the basic principles of hematopoiesis and how they apply to the diagnosis and treatment of common blood disorders. There are also some case studies and MCQs with feedback. Since 1996, HemeTeam has aimed to help students grasp the basic principles of involved in the diagnosis and treatment of common blood disorders. Site created and maintained by Peter R. Galbraith MD, FRCP(C) and designed by Jaeson Tanner.

 

Human Blood: A tutorial Intoduction to Human Blood Components and Types created and maintained by Dr. Dennis O'Neil, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Palomar College.

 

International Society for Infectious Diseases: "ISID is committed to improving the care of patients with infectious diseases, the training of clinicians and researchers in infectious diseases and microbiology, and the control of infectious diseases around the world."

 

Journal of Parasitology Research: Managed by Hindawi Publishing Corporation, this is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies in all areas of parasitology.

 

Licensing of Medical Laboratory Technicians: The Laboratory Field Services Office of the California Department of Public Health now licenses Medical Laboratory Technicians. To avoid delays in processing your documents, please note the information and instructions contained on the site.

 

MLabs: "MLabs is the University of Michigan's Department of Pathology's Reference Laboratory Program. MLabs combines the sophisticated testing and informatics capabilities of the fully accredited U-M laboratories with the resources of an academic and teaching institution in its delivery of laboratory medicine. Headed by Jay L. Hess, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pathology, and Jeffrey Myers , M.D. A , Director of Anatomic Pathology, and Interim Director of MLabs."

 

Medical Laboratory Technician Salary: The average medical laboratory technician salary in America is $40,839 annually. The professionals working in universities and research centers receive around $34,000 while those working in labs and healthcare services get $31,000 and $33,700 annually. Most novice MLTs will get $29,000 when first starting out.

 

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences: The NAACLS is an international agency for accreditation and approval of educational programs in the clinical laboratory sciences and related health professions. In collaboration with its professional organizations, the NAACLS provides comprehensive services including program accreditation, program approval, consultation, and continuing education for students, employers, and health care consumers.

 

National Center for Competency Testing: "The NCCT is an independent certification organization that has tested more than 240,000 individuals throughout the United States since 1989 for competency in these roles: Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Insurance and Coding Specialist, Medical Office Assistant, Patient Care Technician, ECG Technician, Tech in Surgery, and Certified Postsecondary Instructor."

 

National Network for Immunization Information: To evaluate medical information on the Internet, particularly the accuracy of information on immunizations, use the recommended links to reliable medical topics on this website.

 

Pathology Online Case Studies: "The Department of Pathology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has formatted many pathology cases for online viewing. The case database is growing constantly, with several members of the department and residents contributing cases on a regular basis. These cases fall into several categories and reflect the broad scope of the department's clinical and diagnostic expertise."

 

Phlebotomy Central Free E-Newsletter: "Each monthly issue is sent to opt-in subscribers by email, and includes tips in specimen collection, product announcements, technical information, and newsworthy items affecting the specimen collection industry. Edited by the Director of the Center for Phlebotomy Education, Dennis J. Ernst. Additional content available on the Phlebotomy Central website may require a fee-based subscription.

 

Phlebotomy Certification: Information and links to obtaining training and certification as a Licensed Phlebotomist in California.

 

WebPath: Internet Pathology Laboratory: "The WebPath computer-aided instructional resource designed by Mercer University School of Medicine contains over 2000 images with text that illustrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings along with radiologic imaging associated with human disease conditions. For self-assessment and study there are over 2000 examination items. There are more than 20 tutorials in specific subject areas."