certified medical assistant


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cer·ti·fied med·i·cal as·sis·tant

(CMA) (sĕr'ti-fīd medi-kăl ă-sis'tănt)
A health care professional whose skills have been verified by meeting examination standards set by a national board.
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The bill defines "certified medical assistant" as "an individual who: (i) is a is a graduate of a post-secondary medical assisting education program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or its successor, the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, or its successor or such other certificate program as the commissioner of public health shall approve; (ii) is employed in the medical practice of a licensed primary care provider; and (iii) who performs basic administrative, clerical, and clinical duties upon the specific authorization and under the direct supervision of a licensed primary care provider."
A trademark of The Certification Commission, LLC, Specialty Certified Medical Assistant SCMA[TM] aims to provide additional value and credentials to individuals in the medical assisting profession.
The Certification Commission, LLC and its Specialty Medical Assistant program are not affiliated with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or its Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification.
Candy Miller, a certified medical assistant at Women's Care in Eugene, has been named president of the Oregon Society of Medical Assistants.
Candy Miller, a certified medical assistant and account specialist at Women's Care in Eugene, has been awarded the Betty Hill Award for outstanding services to the Oregon Society of Medical Assistants.
The Florida law does not require medical assists to register with the state nor does it prescribe minimum qualifications, but it expressly recognizes that MAs may be certified as a Registered Medical Assistant by AMT or as a Certified Medical Assistant by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
Unfortunately, some of the nomenclature used in the Washington legislation may lead to confusion--e.g., the distinction between "medical assistant-certified" and "medical assistant-registered" has nothing to do with whether someone is credentialed as a Certified Medical Assistant by the AAMA or as a Registered Medical Assistant by AMT.
* AAMA (American Medical Association of Medical Assistants)--CMA (Certified Medical Assistant)
This change was driven by increases in the amount of time that attending surgeons spent with each patient (from 9.38 to 10.97 minutes, with the cost increasing from $21.10 to $27.01) and increased time that certified medical assistants spent assessing patients (from 3.4 to 9.1 minutes; P < 0.001).
Austin, TX, February 01, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Medical Assistant Guide (CMA Guide), is the leading publication for certified medical assistants. Since launched in 2016, thousands of medical assisting students and certified medical assistants have been using the CMA guide for assistance with their education and career.
The other involves training staff, usually certified medical assistants (CMAs) or licensed practical nurses (LPNs), to take on a wide variety of additional duties including refill management, care gap closure, and most of the duties concerning the EHR--including documentation.

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