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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. 80 more words

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Author Beware: Movie Patriots Day and Narcotic Distribution

Recently, I took in the movie Patriots Day starring Mark Wahlberg that follows the events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing that took place on Monday, April 15, 2013. 509 more words

Author Beware

CMA Today Referenced in Part B News

As many readers of this blog know, I write at length about legal issues affecting the medical assisting profession in each issue of CMA Today, the official publication of the American Association of Medical Assistants. 145 more words

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Lung Ultrasound (in the Critically Ill) Superior to CT: the Example of Lung Sliding

A recent article by Daniel A. Lichtenstein published in the Korean Journal of Critical Care Medicine (Korean J Crit Care Med 2017; 32(1): 1-8.) on comparing the use of ultrasound (US) for assessment and diagnosis of pneumothorax and whether it is superior to computerized tomography (CT). 14 more words

Great article on Harvard Business Review - Conflict-of-Interest Rules Holding Back Medical Breakthroughs..

A colleague of mine recently posted a link to this article, but I also thought it was a pertinent read. I actually couldn’t agree more. Health departments need to collaborate with industry and clinician experts to improve health outcomes and patient safety. 125 more words

Why vascular access leadership skills are important in the workplace

I just read a great article on leadership by Stephanie C. from the UK. She states that quality leadership skills are often sought after by many employers; they not only show that you have good interpersonal skills, they also show that you have the ability to co-ordinate, motivate and shape a team. 683 more words