We are always on the lookout for fantastic websites providing great content that can serve as a resource to our visitors seeking health related information. We are currently reviewing sites in these four categories: Cardiac, Pediatrics/Kids, EMS & EMTs and Nursing. Websites featured on the category pages below will be awarded PMT’s “best in category” seal. If you know of a great health website let us know about it and we’ll be glad to review it for a seal.
See our past favorites: 2012 favorites
See our past favorites: 2014 favorites
Our favorite cardiac websites
These sites are great cardiac resources that touch upon many healthy habits that you can use to improve your overall heart health. Topics in this group were relevant to many key health indicators including portion control, healthy eating, fats & cholesterol avoidance, and appropriate cardiovascular exercises.
Our favorite pediatrics/kids websites
These websites are great resources for pediatric health with current information for maintaining cardiac health in children. You’ll find exercises for children, tips for lowering cholesterol, and information about healthy heart development. Most of these websites are written kid friendly, easy to understand format.
Our favorite EMS & EMT websites
EMTs deal with heart related emergencies first hand as they are often the first to arrive at emergency scenes. Their heroic efforts and specialized training save thousands of lives each year. These sites stand out from their peers with useful information for paramedics, EMTs, and other public safety responders.
Our favorite nursing websites
RNs provide medical assistance on a daily basis to help us get better when we become ill or are in need of medical attention. Sometimes called the caregivers of the world, nurses are often the first to administer treatment to many patients. Here are some of the best websites by or for nurses.
Our favorite doctors websites
The physician profession is one of the oldest and most venerated professions in the world. We applaud the physicians who are not only able to take care of their patients but are able to provide great online resources. Here you will find some of the best doctor-related websites that are truly making a difference.
Our favorite non-profit websites
The non-profit section represents organizations that are truly making an impact on the world. Some of these groups provide direct medical services while others collect supplies and send them to communities in need. We are grateful for the efforts of these front-line warriors who have abandoned standard comforts in order to build a better world.
Our favorite naturopathic websites
Naturopathic and non-traditional medical practices have grown in popularity and respect in recent times. With anything new however, there is a tremendous amount of misinformation and confusion. We applaud the following websites for seeking to inform the public on non-traditional medical practices.
The criteria considered when we reviewed sites for “best in category” placement is listed below. While the list is not comprehensive of the conditions that determining a winning website, all of the websites in our “best in category” awards section meet or exceed standards of excellence in these key areas. If you would like to have your site reviewed for a “best in category” award, please send an email to support@PacificMedicalTraining.com with the subject line: PMT — best in category.
Content — Content is a very high metric on our scale and must be relevant, current and well written.
Appearance — Sites should be clean and visually appealing with relevant themes and calls to action to important site elements.
Site usability — The user of the site needs to be able to easily navigate through the site and find the content they are looking for.
Creativity — Points are given for creative and well executed concepts that don’t become a detriment to the site or the user experience.