In the allied health professions there is a continuous trend of professionals stacking, or obtaining more than one credentials. Medical assistants getting their Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) credential and stack it with a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) credential. Medical administrators, get both credentials as a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) and a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). But, what is the value of stacking credentials for allied health professionals?
We're seeing more and more allied health professionals achieving stacked credentials — meaning they're getting more than one allied health certification.
Why are they doing this?
Should you be stacking credentials?
What's the benefit to you?
Keep reading to discover why stacking credentials is a growing trend in allied health, and why maybe you should consider it, too.