Beginning in 2017 the Arizona Medical Board began reviewing the existing rules regarding training requirement for Medical Assistants (MA). During this review process, the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) was provided an opportunity to speak with the Board’s staff about the value of accredited certification and the various training pathways to entry into the Medical Assistant profession.
Virginia’s economy has a skills gap, and it’s not alone. There simply aren’t enough credentialed workers to fill the open jobs in practically every state, according to the National Skills Coalition.
Together with the California Pharmacist Association (CPhA), NHA announces the inaugural California Pharmacy Technician Recognition Program. The awards will be presented live at Western Pharmacy Exchange Annual Conference on April 13thduring the CPhA Awards Ceremony Luncheon from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. “Recognizing high performing innovators amongst pharmacy technicians, technician educators and employers is an important way to elevate the pharmacy technician profession,” said Jessica Langley, Executive Director of Education and Advocacy at NHA. The application process is now live in the following categories:
Lyndsey McDonald, director of business development at NHA, sat down with ECRM's Scott Porter to discuss developing staff for pharmacies of the future. Watch the full interview below:
Apprenticeship programs follow a tried and true model that has built the modern American economy. What was once a common method for training in the manufacturing and trade area has now spread across the healthcare sector.
The model is working in healthcare, and the introduction has happened at the right time. With employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow by 18 percent from 2016 to 2026 — adding 2.4 million new jobs — apprenticeships help create a new avenue for empowering the next generation of healthcare professionals.
Have you ever thought of yourself as an information pioneer, trailblazer or market disruptor? If you answered yes, chances are you could be seen as a thought leader within your organization.
Thought leaders have an innate ability to harness the power of knowledge sharing and then communicate how that knowledge can be used to help shape industries, impact business strategy and expand market growth.
But how do you become a thought leader or work toward becoming a stronger voice within your organization?
Do you have unused prescription medicine lingering in your medicine cabinet? Most of us do, but what we don’t realize is that too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That's dangerous and often tragic. That's why it was great to see thousands of folks from across the country clean out their medicine cabinets on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and turn in — safely and anonymously — a record amount of prescription drugs last year.