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the documentation of official authorization or approval of a program.
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
An accrediting body taht accredits private postsecondary institutions and programs that prepare individuals for entry into the medical assisting profession.
American Association of Medical Assistants
The professional organization that certifies medical assistants and works to maintain professional standards in the medical assisting profession.
American Medical Technologists
The registering organization for medical assistants that provides online continuing education, certification information and member news.
The attainment of board approval and credentialing in a specialty.
Certified Medical Assistant
A medical assistant whose knowledge about the skills of medical assistants, as summarized by the 2003 AAMA Role Delineation Study areas of competnece, has been certified by the Certifying Board of the AAMA.
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988
A law enacted by Congress that placed all laboratory facilities that conduct tests for diagnosing, preventing or treating human disease or for assissing human health under federal regulations administered by the Health Care Financing Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Provention.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
A voluntary organizatoin that accredits allied health education programs.
Systematic professional learining experiences designed to augment knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals; educaton completed after the initial educational program; required for relicensure in some fields.
The acquisition of training in a variety of tasks and skills.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
A set of regualtions whose goals include the following: improving the portability and continuity of healthcare coverage; cobating waste, fraud and abuse in healthcare insurance and healthcare delivery; promoting the use of medical savings accounts; improving access to long-term care services and coverage; simplifying the administration of health insurance.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
A set of regulations designed to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of workers in the United States.
The skills and knowledge attained for both personal development and career advancement.
Reigstered Medical Assistant
A medical assistant who has met the educational requirements and taken and passed the certification examination for medical assisting given by the AMT.
The recording of information, such as licensure.
A typewritten document summarizing one's employment and educational history.
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