Medical Assistant Schools in Alaska
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. CMA certificate training programs take as little as 6 to 10 weeks to complete. An associate's degree in medical assisting can take up to 2 years. Enter your zip code to find your local Alaska and medical assistant programs medical assistant (CMA) school options.
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State of Alaska, Medical Assisting Certification Requirements
There are no laws requiring medical assistants to have a license or certification.
Employment opportunities are more plentiful if you do get your license or certification.
Certifications allow you to perform more clinical procedures.
To be eligible for your Registered Clinical Medical Assisting, Registered Medical Assisting or Certified Medical Assistant designations, you must: Pass an accredited medical assisting program if you're becoming certified through the AAMA. Or, meet the eligibility standards to be certified through the AMT or the NCMA Fill out the online application and mail it in along with the required fee. Once your application has been processes, schedule to take the exam. You must pass the exam to become certified. To keep your certification current, you must:
Pay the annual renewal fee. AMT: Every 3 years, complete the continuing education credits. AAMA: Get re-certified every 60 months through CEUs, or take the recertification exam. NCMA: Recertification is every two years from the date of the original license. You must go to a seminar and workshop every 2 years.