Medical Management and Coding



Page Contents: 
Library Catalog
Reference Materials
Databases and Journals
Government Databases and Sites 
Open (Free) Courses  
Professional Organizations 
TED Talks   
TEL Tutor 
   (Training on the Tennessee Electronic Library)
Web Resources
Other Libraries
Topic: College and Career Success 

Fountainhead Library Catalog of Print and Media Resources. Catalog Help.  

Reference Materials

Encyclopedia: Primary Care and Specialties. Christie Clinic. 
Encyclopedia: Radiation Oncology. Christie Clinic.

Databases and Journals

  • Tennessee Electronic Library via GALE (TEL). Preferred access. A PASSWORD IS REQUIRED: Ask your instructor or the librarian. TEL Tutor (Help).  Provides more than 60 databases. Each database contains materials from hundreds or thousands of publications. For guidance on which databases will be of the most use to you, please see the Course Resources Page for your program or course. USAGE HINT. On the first page, toggle off the pre-selected databases and choose the one(s) that interest you.

  • TEL Alternative Access. THIS PATH VALIDATES YOUR LOCATION. Adds the following resources: WorldBook Encyclopedia; from ProQuest, HeritageQuest andThe Tennesseean; and several databases containing Tennessee primary sources, archives, and ancestry. It also provides a direct link intoThe Knoxville News Sentinel. USAGE HINT. Skip the search box on the first page. Instead, choose one of the links: Subject, All TEL Databases, or Advanced Search.
Multi-Subject Databases

Academic OneFile
Expanded Academic ASA
General OneFile 

Subject-Oriented Databases

Environmental Studies & Policy Collection
General Science Collection
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Nursing & Allied Health Collection
Vocations, Careers, & Technical Education Collection
War & Terrorism Collection

News Databases (For a fuller discussion of how to find newspapers etc., see News Access.)

InfoTrac Newsstand
National Newspaper Index

Government Databases and Sites

MedLine.National Institutes of Health. Public information.
PubMed. National Institutes of Health. Research articles.
Pubmed Tutorial.

Health and Human Services, Department of  (HHS)
Health Care Legal Rights   HHS. Insurance Marketplace, About the Law, Facts & Features
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) 
National AIDS Policy Office
National Drug Policy, Office of
Veterans Benefits Administration

Professional Organizatons

AAPC - Credentialing organization: news, networking, job search, continuing education, ICD-10, etc.
AAPC Coding Resources Page
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
of the American Psychological Association.

Web Resources

Advance Healthcare POV  Blogs of articles, networking, job search, etc.
Cram - Study help.
Free Coding Quiz Archive 


Basic Skills
Medical Terms: Common Prefixes, Roots, Suffixes

Leadership and Stress Management 

Managing Workplace Stress, Part 1 of 2  Produced in the UK, but applies to the US also.
Creating Resilient Leaders, Part 1 
Creating Resilient Leaders, Part 2 
How People Embrace Change  Dealing with Difficult People.

Open (Free, Noncredit) Courses at Major Educational Institutions

Courses that currently or formerly were offered as regular credit courses that are now available to persons not enrolled, who can take them free of charge, without credit. (Sometimes these courses are available online for credit, but not for free.)

The included reading and viewing materials and cited books for these courses can be valuable learning aids and add-ons whether or not one works through the entire course. The materials may also serve as cited works for papers and presentations if your instructor agrees.

Links to Relevant Course Areas   

MIT Courses in Biology   
MIT Courses in Brain and Cognitive Science    
MIT courses in Health Sciences and Technology   

Specific Courses That May Be of Interest

 Open CourseWare Consortium Home Page. A site that combines offerings from several institutions.

TED Talks

Inspiring talks by people having fascinating ideas and solving problems. These may also serve as cited sources for papers and presentations if your instructor agrees.

Topical Areas

Medical Research  11+ Talks  
Neuroscience  25+ Talks   

Specific Talks

Own Your Body's Data, 2014  17:03. 
The Biggest Health Threat that Women Face, 2011  15:56.  
What Makes Us Get Sick, 2014   18:13.

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Updated: 10/1/2014

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