Explain the requirements for obtaining and maintaining nationally recognized medical assisting Credentials.

Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:Recognize the importance of becoming a nationally credentialed medical assistant.Explain the requirements for obtaining and maintaining nationally recognized medical assisting Credentials.Identify national credentialing requirements for medical assisting and explore which of those credentials is preferred in your own geographic area.Locate a state’s legal scope of practice for medical assistants
Course outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
HS210-5: Explain the importance of professional credentialing.
Instructions:
Write a 300-word essay that answers the following questions: What is the importance of becoming a nationally credentialed medical assistant? What are the requirements for obtaining and maintaining these credentials? What are the national credentialing requirements for your particular State? What is the scope of practice for medical assistance in your state (ie: what specific duties might be allowed/prohibited)? Please provide a link to your specific state statute that addresses the legal scope of duty in your state at the bottom of your essay.
Submitting your work:
Submit your Assignment to the appropriate Dropbox. For instructions on submitting your work, view the Dropbox Guide located under Academic Tools at the top of your unit page. Please be sure to download the file “Writing Center Resources” from Course Documents to assist you with meeting APA expectations for written Assignments. To view your graded work, come back to the Dropbox or go to the Gradebook after your instructor has evaluated it. Make sure that you save a copy of your submitted work.

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