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National Healthcareer Association Gains Texas Approval for Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

Posted by Stefanie Voth on February 2017

Texas professionals will have another certification option in growing field

LEAWOOD, Kan. (February 13, 2017) – The state of Texas has approved the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT®) as a certification meeting the professional requirements of this growing field. Prior to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (the Board) approving the ExCPT on February 7, the state recognized only one certification program.

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NHA Remains Steadfast in Commitment to Pharmacy Technician Profession

Posted by Stefanie Voth on February 2017

Since the inception of the ExCPT exam in 2009, NHA has consistently advocated for well-trained, certified pharmacy technicians. We remain steadfast in our belief that certification candidates should meet certain training requirements, which can be achieved through multiple reputable educational pathways.

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NHA Gains Arizona Approval for Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

Posted by Stefanie Voth on December 2016

Arizona professionals now have another certification option in growing field

LEAWOOD, Kan. (December 6, 2016) – The state of Arizona now recognizes National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT®) as an approved certification, meeting the licensure requirements of this growing field. Prior to the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy (the Board) approving the ExCPT on November 17, the state recognized only one certification program.

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National Healthcareer Association and NOCTI Sign Marketing Agreement

Posted by Stefanie Voth on November 2016

 

Big Rapids, MI (July 15, 2016) National Healthcareer Association (NHA), an organization committed to elevating the quality of patient care through certification and NOCTI, the leader in creating customized and standardized credentialing solutions for secondary and post-secondary career and technical education programs, have entered in to a collaborative agreement. This collaboration will focus on outreach to each organization’s community in an effort to provide resources, support, and recognition for educators and students.

“We believe this collaboration will benefit students in their healthcare career path,” said John C. Foster, Ph.D., president and CEO of NOCTI.

NOCTI commends NHA's mission of improving healthcare through education and certification, leading to access to better care, better careers and better efficiency for providers and their patients. In turn, NHA values NOCTI’s dedication to building a competent workforce through connecting educational systems to emerging workforce needs.

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California Approves National Healthcareer Association Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam

Posted by Stefanie Voth on November 2016

 California professionals now have another certification option in growing field

LEAWOOD, Kan. (November 2, 2016) – The state of California now recognizes National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT®) as a pathway to licensure in this growing field. Prior to the California State Board of Pharmacy (the Board) approving the ExCPT on October 27, the state accepted only one such certification option.
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Nevada Medical Assisting Proposed Regulation

Posted by Jessica Langley on September 2016

The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners is considering a proposed amendment to its medical assistant regulations. The proposed changes include the following:

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NHA Focuses on Pharmacy Technicians at the NACDS Total Store Expo

Posted by Stefanie Voth on August 2016

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Meaningful Use and MACRA

Posted by Jessica Langley on March 2016

Confusion Around “Meaningful Use” Lifecycle and MACRA – Will it Affect Medical Assistants?

A recent statement by a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) representative that “Meaningful Use” was going to end in 2016 has been widely published and often misconstrued, particularly with respect to its impact on credentialed medical assistants.

While it is true that the CMS will be switching incentive programs for practice-based healthcare providers, the new incentive programs will continue to measure EHR meaningful use. Moreover, there has been no indication from the CMS that it intends to change its rule allowing EHR orders entered by credentialed medical assistants to count towards incentive calculations.

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Regulatory Updates

Posted by Jessica Langley on March 2016

 

New Mexico Pharmacy Technician Regulatory Update

The New Mexico Board of Pharmacy has adopted rules that allow certified pharmacy technicians to perform data input at remote practice sites. They must be registered with the Board as certified pharmacy technicians and have at least 2 years of experience performing data entry functions as certified pharmacy technicians. For additional details, click here.

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Coming Soon: NHA Branded Study Materials

Posted by Stefanie Voth on February 2016

Educators and employers alike know National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certifications act as markers of health care workers’ knowledge and professionalism. Over the years, ATI Allied Health study materials have helped countless candidates prepare for their NHA exams.

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American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting
March 24-27, 2017
San Francisco, CA

American Academy of of Professional Coders (Healthcon)
May 7-10, 2017
Las Vegas, NV 

Career Education College and Universities
June 6-8, 2017
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Future Healthcare Professionals (HOSA)
June 21-24, 2017
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