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February 5, 2014

For questions regarding any chapter meetings, contact the chapter officers.  They will have information regarding each meeting as well as more information about each specific chapter.


For questions regarding state meetings, the agenda and registration for the yearly me...

February 3, 2014

The following items have been recently updated on the SDSMA website:

  • The 2014 Early Spring Newsletter has been uploaded.  It can be found under the Membership tab.
  • Schedule of Events for the upcoming South Dakota State Convention March 28 and 29....

January 26, 2014

Visit the AAMA YouTube channel to view presentations from the AAMA 57th Annual Conference that answer questions about meaningful use order entry and the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs!

January 26, 2014

As of January 1, 2013, only "credentialed medical assistants" (in addition to licensed health professionals) have been permitted to enter medication, radiology, and laboratory orders into the electronic health record (EHR) and have such entry count toward meeting the m...

January 1, 2014

CEU Credits can take up to six to eight weeks to be posted to your transcript.  You can check your CEU Transcripts online today by visiting the AAMA website!



A total of 60 recertification points is required.


Minimum & Remaining Points | A minimum of 10 point...

December 26, 2013

Hello to all Medical Assistants!

The website has come a long way since it was first created nearly a year ago.  I, as your moderator of this website, would like to thank all of you who have made suggestions and let me know what you wanted to see on the website.  I hav...

December 26, 2013

Notice to all CMAs (AAMA): Elimination of Current Provider Level CPR Certification

The AAMA Certifying Board has determined that, beginning June 1, 2013, current, provider level CPR certification will not be required for recertification of the CMA (AAMA) credential.



December 26, 2013


The South Dakota Society of Medical Assistants website and Facebook page is monitored and updated by a moderator.  All information posted on Facebook and the website is gathered from the state and chapter officers, the American Association of Medical Assistants, as we...

December 26, 2013

South Dakota has two chapters, the Sioux Empire Chapter which is Brookings down to the SD/NE border over to Chamberlain and the Northern Plains Chapter which goes from north of Brookings up to the SD/ND border west. You can join either chapter by marking a chapter on y...

December 26, 2013


I would get a couple of letters of recommendation from your instructors and your extern site.  If possible, use your extern site as a reference for you.  Many times it is about who you know, so if you can volunteer or have volunteered for events such as the Heart Walk...

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