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5 industry updates you don't want to miss

Posted by Jessica Langley on July 2017

July’s industry trends are all about collaboration - whether it be industry stakhoders promoting workforce development initiatives or educators and employers working together toward a common goal. These July updates illustrate numerous examples of valuable allied health partnerships.

Whether you want to enhance current relationships or secure new partnerships, being in-the-know about the industry’s most relevant news provides you (and others) with access to the relevant information that is shaping the future of healthcare.

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New Medical Assistant (CCMA) Exam Launch

Posted by Stacy Jones on July 2017

As the field of medical assisting evolves and demand for these positions grow, National Healthcareer Association (NHA) has released the new medical assistant (CCMA) certification exam reflecting changes in the industry. After much rigor, and with the input of many practicing industry experts, this exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency as newly NHA certified medical assistants enter the workforce. To learn more about the value of certification, the examination development process, and the processes for assessing the validity of the exam and the reliability of scores, download the whitepaper here.

                                      

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6 key regulatory updates you need to know about

Posted by Jessica Langley on June 2017

June was a busy month for the healthcare education industry. Many key themes focused on challenging educational institutions and businesses to think more creatively about experientallearning and the concept of apprenticeships. It’s challenging to keep up with regulatory updates, announcements, mergers, best practices, so we’ve made it more simple for you.  

Here is a collection of the top stories in allied health for the past month. Providing fast access to key industry updates and empowering individuals with this information is meaningful to the work we do here at NHA.

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ExCPT Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (CPhT): New test plan released

Posted by Stacy Jones on June 2017

Today National Healthcareer Association (NHA) has released the new ExCPT Pharmacy Technician Certification test plan. View the updated summary and detailed test plan here, or visit the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) page.

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NHA recognized by The American Legion to help improve transparency in the credentialing marketplace

Posted by Jessica Langley on June 2017

 

Today National Healthcareer Association (NHA) will be represented at the Military to Healthcare Credentialing Roundtable convened by The American Legion to address the employment challenges currently facing America’s service members and veterans in healthcare. This selective group will collaborate with other key stakeholders, such as representatives from each military branch and the Credential Engine, a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve transparency in the credentialing marketplace, to discuss the unique challenges veterans face when it comes to credential attainment.

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Pharmacy Technician Certification in Vermont

Posted by Jessica Langley on April 2017

Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) now have the opportunity to be recognized for their professional role and as a valued member of the pharmacy team. Prior to 2016, pharmacy technician’s duties and responsibilities were lumped into one category, which stated that an individual performing those duties did not have to document formal eduScreen Shot 2017-04-19 at 10.50.41 AM (2).pngcation, training or
certification.

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National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Publishes access™, a First-Ever State of Allied Health Industry Publication

Posted by Stefanie Voth on April 2017

Access™ reports on proprietary research and forward-looking insights from subject matter experts in allied health industry

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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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Explore publications written by skilled and trusted industry experts, supported by robust survey data that not only gives you data, but insight packed with info you are excited to share with your students, your colleagues and your peers. 

Events

NHA will be in attendance at the following conferences and events throughout 2017:

  • NACDS Total Show Expo (National Association of Chain Drug Stores)
    August 19-22, 2017 
    San Diego, California 
  • MGMA (Medical Group Management Association)
    October 8-11, 2017
    Anaheim, California
  • ACTE (Association of Career and Technical Education)
    December 6-9, 2017
    Nashville, Tennessee

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