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Medical Assistants and Limited Scope Radiography

I receive fewer questions than I did seven or 10 years ago about the legalities of medical assistants performing limited scope radiography. However, in some states medical assistants are called upon to expose patients to ionizing radiation, as specifically directed … Continue reading

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Registration vs. Certification

Q. Is registration for a medical assistant a “higher” or “better” credential than certification?

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National Credential

Q. If I obtain my CMA (AAMA) credential in one state and move to another state, will my CMA (AAMA) credential still be recognized?

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