Medical assistants are not always required to have special certifications or licenses to practice medicine. However, having one shows you have the clinical and administrative skillfulness required to work as a medical assistant and opens you up to higher-paying jobs. Several certifications are available, such as the AAMA Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification, which you […]
The state requires all practicing physicians to maintain their licensure. Maintaining licensure means meeting various requirements, one of which is involvement in continuing medical education (CME) activities. CME credits are also essential for certification from other authorities in the medical field and membership in professional organizations. Maintaining certification is complicated, considering there are various CME […]
Medical assistants have to maintain their credentials even after graduating by taking continuing education courses. There are many ways these recertification requirements can be met either through employment in the respective field or participation in a related organization. Registers Medical Assistants (RMA) have their certification valid for only three years. Within that time, professionals must […]
Continued medical education – or CME – is one of the most important things a medical provider or assistant can do for themselves, their patients, and their careers. If you are considering an AAMA Certified Medical Assistant program, here are just a few of the ways investing that time and effort in your ongoing education […]
Continuing your education as a medical assistant is very important. There are numerous reasons to do so, including improving and strengthening skills, learning new techniques, and keeping your certification current for working in your state or country. However, continuing education can be very expensive. Anyone who has attended college or even gone through a certification […]
Some high-paying medical assistant jobs require some form of medical assistant certification. The American Association of Medical Assistants (AMMA) and the American Medical Technologists (AMT) are the main certification entities for medical assistants in the United States. Upon completing your medical assistant education and being eligible for national certification, you must complete continuing education credits […]
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