Medical credentials

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Healthcare professional credentials are credentials awarded to healthcare practitioners as a way to standardize level of education and ability to provide care. The credentials are seen behind the name of the practitioner in order of most permanent to least permanent (i.e., Jane Doe, PhD, RN, CCRN).

Diagnostics[edit]

  • Radiographer and specialities
    • Varies by country, see main article.

Medicine[edit]

Physicians[edit]

Clinicians[edit]


Technicians[edit]

Nursing[edit]

Nurses[edit]

Medical Assistants[edit]

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Certified Medical Assistant - Admin (CMA-A) Certified Medical Assistant - Clinical (CMA-C) Certified Medical Assistant - Admin and Clinical (CMA-AC) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Medical Assistant (MA)

Assistants[edit]

Pharmacy[edit]

Technicians[edit]

Certified Phar[2]macy Technician

Surgery[edit]

Technicians[edit]

Therapeutics[edit]

Therapy practitioners[edit]

Therapy assistants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ECFMG 2008 Information Booklet - Reference Guide for Medical Education Credentials". 
  2. ^ Pharmacy Certification Board (PTCB)