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AHIMA

Student membership to AHIMA provides students with access to the AHIMA HIM Body of Knowledge database, which contains:

  • professional articles
  • magazine articles
  • scholarly journal articles
  • AHIMA briefs and papers

on health information, electronic health records, regulations, law, ethics, and other HIM/HIT topics.

Students should not buy their own student membership since Rasmussen takes care of that for them.

See http://rasmussen.libanswers.com/faq/32705 for more information about when HIT students get their AHIMA Student Membership and what to do if you somehow didn't get your membership.

Now that you have a student membership to AHIMA, what are the benefits?

In addition to the library access of the resources listed above, you now have access to

Career development tools

  • Get access to job descriptions, tools for job searching, and information about salaries and mentoring
  • Understand your goals and the steps to reach them with the Career Prep Workbook 
  • E-newsletters, certification resources, discounted study-prep materials, and more

Connections with the profession

  • Engage in online communities - post questions and comments to network with other students and subject matter experts
  • Get connected with a mentor for guidance, advice, and insight for developing your career
  • Develop leadership skills through the Student Advisory Council

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