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LibGuides (VCC)New Guide to physical/occupational therapy resources on the web and at the VCC Library
LibGuides (VCC)New Guide to health unit coordinator resources on the web and at the VCC Library
Anatomy AtlasesNew Anatomy digital health science library
Metric Units and Converting Between Them Excellent site about metric units and how to do unit conversions.
Brush Up on Your Drug Calculation Skills Review the major concepts related to drug calculations, examine a few sample exercises, and check your skills using the practice exercises provided.
Dosage Help Dosage calculations tutorial, complete with explanations and examples, to help nursing students prepare for a medication exam.
Drug Calculations Quiz Page Metric conversions, tablet dosage, fluid dosage, and IV drop rate calculations.
Pharmacology Corner Pharmacology animations detailing the mechanisms of certain drugs – includes adrenergic receptor antagonists, ACE inhibitors, digoxin, etc.
Error-Prone Abbreviations Frequently-misinterpreted medication abbreviations.
Nursing Calculators Each calculator, along with examples and formulas, provides a unique way to review nursing math.
Anatomy VideosNew Anatomy videos from Medlineplus
Medical Mnemonics If your memory is as bad as mine, then this site is for you. Cool methods for remembering anatomy, physiology, health sciences, etc.
Medicine Net Information on various diseases and conditions, symptoms and signs, procedures and tests, and medications, plus MedTerm Medical dictionary online.
Merck Online Library of medical terms with audio files to help with pronunciation.
Super Easy Tips to Learn Medical TerminologyNew Using visual cues to remember complex terms; practicing terms using apps for iOS/Android; deciphering terms by learning basic Latin components (root, suffix, prefix); bulk learning using self-made acronyms; using engaging guides and workbooks; taking free online classes
Contents of Blood Collection Tubes An interactive tutorial to help you learn the contents and purpose of different coloured vacutainers
Blood Draw Practice Test An interactive tutorial to help you practice determining the correct vacutainers used to collect blood samples from a doctor’s order