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Medical Assisting: Organizations

Professional Associations and Organizations

Professional associations and organizations offer certification information, continuing education offerings, resources, scholarship opportunities, meetings, journals and newsletters, current news, career leads, and more. Many of these groups offer student membership at a discounted price.  

American Association of Medical Assistants

American Medical Technologists

American Registry of Medical Assistants

National Association for Health Professionals


Boards and Exams

Some of these sites offer practice tests. 

American Association of Medical Assistants (IRSC)

National Association for Health Professionals

National Center for Competency Testing

For study guides, the catalog is your main access point to locate materials owned by the library. Print books, eBooks, print journals, DVDs, audiobooks, and government publications can all be found by conducting a keyword, author, title, or subject search in the catalog. You may also find Internet resources in the catalog. Click here to access IRSC's online library catalog. You can also check IRSC's Testing and Education Reference Center database for testing prep materials. Input your profession name into the search box. Your username is your student ID and your PIN is the MMDD of your birth (not MMYY).