The healthcare field continues to represent the fastest growing segment of our nation's economy. Increasing numbers of trained, career-oriented professionals enter this promising field each year, sharing common goals, interests and needs. To help these healthcare professionals meet their goals, NHA offers quality certification and continuing education services, which have gained recognition and meet the mark of approval.


National Healthcareer Association (NHA) established in 1989 has become the largest organization with over 200,000 allied healthcare professionals certified. The NHA is currently working with over 1300 educational institutions throughout the country in curriculum development, competency testing, and preparation for national certification exams.


The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) offers National Certification Exams for allied healthcare professionals nationwide. Their Certification Exams are offered in three areas of study: Clinical, Administrative, and Instructional.


The National Healthcareer Association was established in 1989, and has issued over 200,000 certifications to Allied Healthcare professionals. Those who pass the exam will be recognized as a Nationally Certified Allied Healthcare professional. Along with becoming certified one will receive a pocket ID Card and Certificate appropriate for display.


The NHA exams exceed all certification and industry standards for reliability, validity, and competency, making the NHA "The Benchmark in Allied Healthcare Certification." The NHA exams proudly promote the use of "psychometrics", which are the most up-to-date principles for the exam development process.


Clinical Healthcare Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, (CCMA)

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician, (CPT)

  • Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant, (CMLA)

  • Certified EKG Technician, (CET)

  • Certified Patient Care Technician, (CPCT/CPCA/CNT)

  • Certified Mental Health Technician, (CMHT)

  • Certified Operating Room/Surgical Technician, (CORST)

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, (CPhT)

Administrative Healthcare Professional Certifications:

  • NEW! Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS)™

  • Certified Billing & Coding Specialist, (CBCS)

  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, (CMAA)

  • Certified Medical Transcriptionist, (CMT)

  • Certified Billing & Coding Specialist/Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, (CBCS/CMAA) (combo)

Healthcare Instructor Certification:

  • Certified Healthcare Instructor, (CHI)


Why Certification?


Most hospitals, private practices, organizations and unions throughout the country require National Certification as a competency standard. National certification can provide career advancement, job security and a higher paying job.


National Certification exams are offered in the traditional pencil and paper format at B&DA Inc as one of the approved locations.



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