Medical Assistants are healthcare professionals who keep doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, and other medical practices moving by performing clinical and administrative tasks.
Clinical responsibilities include taking vital signs, preparing patients for exams, and instructing patients on treatment procedures. Administrative duties include filing medical records, filling out patients’ insurance forms, and scheduling appointments.
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Your tuition for the Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) program includes the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam.(1) Remington College also pays for your first attempt at the Basic X-Ray Machine Operator (BXMO) certification, and the related application fee.(1) Passing the BXMO exam and obtaining certification are required in order to practice as a Basic X-Ray Machine Operator in Florida. Remington College requires that you pass your CCMA exam in order to successfully complete your final academic course, and once you graduate, you can take the BXMO exam.(1)
The Basic X-Ray Machine Operator licensure is offered through the Florida Department of Health (FDH). The State of Florida requires than an individual must be a licensed practitioner or a certificate holder to administer x-ray or other types of ionizing radiation to humans.
The BXMO is for individuals who have passed the Florida radiologic technology certification exam.
Application fee: $50Exam fee: $100For more information on the Florida BXMO exam, please visit http://www.floridahealth.gov/licensing-and-regulation/radiologic-technology/help-center/index.html
Additionally, if you meet the requirements, you may wish to pay for and take these phlebotomy and EKG certifications on your own. All of these certifications are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), which was created by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE):
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