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Preparation and Administration of Injections by Medical Assistants

In the current ambulatory care environment, medical assistants are being delegated the preparation of injectable substances, as well as the administration of injections. I often receive questions about legal restrictions on medical assistants preparing injectable substances. In some states, there … Continue reading

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Arkansas Legislation Gets a Shot in the Arm

Obtaining the right to administer medication is a never-ending struggle for medical assistants across the country. But, a difficult challenge makes victory that much sweeter. After more than a decade of intense disagreement between the Arkansas Board of Medical Examiners … Continue reading

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Scope of Practice Victory in Arkansas

Hello again, everyone! I’d like to share some great news from the state of Arkansas. After more than a decade of intense disagreement between the Arkansas Board of Medical Examiners and the Arkansas Board of Nursing, legislation was passed in … Continue reading

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