medical assistant

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Noun1.medical assistant - a person trained to assist medical professionalsmedical assistant - a person trained to assist medical professionals
caregiver, health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
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Ancillary staff education began with a laminated card with an evidence-based practice algorithm for each certified medical assistant (CMA).
Jenna Dunn has joined IBMC College from University Health Clinic in Longmont, CO., where she has been a Certified Medical Assistant since 2011.
Bender "asked Shaw whether he had ever relied on a certified medical assistant to perform an initial patient examination something another Planned Parenthood representative had suggested sometimes occurred in telemedicine abortion situations," according to the August 29 Des Moines Register.
She held a certified nursing assistant certificate from Good Samaritan Rehabilitation Center and a certified medical assistant certificate from Lane Community College.
Peggy was a certified medical assistant and held many positions in the Merrimack Valley Chapter of medical assistants and also the Massachusetts Society of Medical Assistants.
The bill provides that "a primary care provider acting within their designated scope of practice may delegate the administration of an immunization to a patient to a certified medical assistant."
SCMA is not affiliated with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or its Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification.
The thing that only makes this better is that my daughter is a licensed certified medical assistant, and the state won't allow her to take care of my mother and get paid because she needs to be evaluated by the state in order to do so - and they can't get to the evaluation until February.
This time, we need to examine Standard V which states "AMT professionals shall strive to increase their technical knowledge, shall continue to learn, and shall continue to apply and share scientific advances in their fields of professional specialization." As an AMT certified Medical Assistant, are you living up to the expectation of this standard?
Durham, NC, August 23, 2013 --( Brad Crump, president of The Certification Commission (, which provides a comprehensive specialty medical assistant certification program, has announced the release of a podcast discussing the many advantages of becoming a Specialty Certified Medical Assistant (SCMA[TM]) in today's competitive job market.
She was a certified medical assistant at Eugene Rehabilitation Health Care.

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