General Resources

Educational     (MIT Open courseware)   (Free online science journals)

Government Information

Occupational Outlook Handbook


Electronics    (Electronic online forum)

Thomas Register

McGraw Hill Construction Sweets Network

Medical Assisting  Web site of the American Association of Medical Assistants.  Iowa Society of Medical Assistants  Illinois Society of Medical Assistants  Medical Assisting General Resources

Medical Coding   home page of the American Academy of Professional Coders ICD  10 overview by the American Medical Association.   translates from ICD-9 to ICD-10 or ICD-10 to ICD-9 ICD-10          The department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has mandated the replacement of the ICD-9-CM code sets medical coders and billers in the United States use now to report health care diagnoses and procedures with ICD-10 code sets, effective Oct. 1, 2013.  ICD-10 implementation will radically change the way coding is currently done; the code-set will grow from its current 17,000 codes to more than 141,000, and the format is new with seven alpha-numeric codes instead of five numeric digits.  These dramatic changes, and others, will require very significant effort to implement, and the time to prepare for ICD-10 implementation is now. New, Deleted, and Revised ICD-9-CM Codes - Summary Tables  -- Federal Register            use to download ICD-10-CM   Free ICD Codes – includes ICD 10 plus conversion tables.   Family medicine codes from Family Practice Management and the American Academy of Family Physicians.  includes a tabular index and an alphabetical index of diseases, procedures, the HCPCS alpha, plus others wikipedia can be edited by almost anyone; be wary of the information provided, double check in other resources; useful for finding additional keywords for a search and for the references/bibliography the articles provide.  ???    limited code information, can subscribe for more info  Use Free coding button on bottom left of screen – Limited trial offer