In most states medical assistants are unlicensed allied health professionals who work under direct/onsite licensed providers (e.g. physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants) authority and supervision in outpatient settings. This presentation discusses tasks delegable to medical assistants, the supervision requirements for the delegating licensed providers, and the impact of federal laws and certain state laws on medical assisting scope of responsibility.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 8/18/2022.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Conference Planning Committee Disclosures: No conference planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to understand the legal basis for delegation to medical assistants and the tasks and responsibilities that may be delegated to medical assistants by licensed providers in outpatient settings under direct/onsite provider authority and supervision.