The mission statement of the Florida Society of Medical Assistants is to seek the involvement of CMA (AAMA) and other credentialed medical assistants within Florida through active participation and continuing education, and the promotion and protection of the medical assistant’s scope-of-practice through advocacy of patient-centered, compassionate, and superior health care.
The Florida Society of Medical Assistants and its associate Chapters are committed to supporting a positive awareness of medical assisting and the recognition of the FSMA as its representative.
The vision of the Florida Society of Medical Assistants is the involvement and support of all CMA (AAMA) and other credentialed medical assistants within Florida in contributing to the embracing of emerging clinical and administrative innovating technology for the delivery of quality patient care.
The vision of the Florida Society of Medical Assistants’ core values are integrity; active participation the promotion of patient safety and wellbeing; the protection of privacy and confidentiality of patients’ health information; and advocacy of the CMA (AAMA) and other medical assistant credentials.
FSMA is affiliated with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) located in Chicago, Illinois. AAMA’s home page is at: https://www.aama-ntl.org/
Medical assistants, in the state of Florida, are governed by the Florida statute. The Florida Medical Practice Act (chapter 458.3485) regarding medical assisting may be viewed by CLICKING HERE.