Tag Archives: medication aide

Scope of Practice in Correctional Facilities

The versatility of CMAs (AAMA) is being reflected in the questions I am starting to receive about the scope of practice for medical assistants working in correctional facilities. If the CMAs (AAMA) are working under direct provider supervision in a … Continue reading

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Presentation to the NCSBN

I recently presented a webinar for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing entitled “Medical Assistants: Scope of Practice, Education, and Credentialing.”  This webinar was presented to the boards of nursing of the states and territories of the United … Continue reading

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Right-to-practice Issues in Nevada

Hello again! Right-to-practice issues continue to unfold in Nevada. Here is a brief rundown of what has transpired recently in the Silver State: The Nevada Society of Medical Assistants and the AAMA presented written and oral testimony March 31 to … Continue reading

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Medical Assistant vs. Medication Aide/Assistant

Q. What is the difference between medical assistants and medication aides/assistants?

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