State Medical Assistant Certification Exams

CMA Practice Tests
Certification may be necessary to get hired or to get a promotion as a medical assistant.  Use the following state guides to learn what the qualifications are for each state and how to apply to get certified as a medical assistant, with information on the CMA and RMA exams. To help you prepare for and pass the CMA and RMA exams on the first try, and get your certification, we recommend the Medical Assistant Practice Exam written by experts and educators in medical assisting.
Quality starts with who wrote the material.
Our practice exam writer
Melanie Shearer,
MS., MT (ASCP), CMA (AAMA); MA Instructor; Member of the AAMA Leadership in Edu. and Practice Task Force

Dr. David Valte,
MA Professor, Bramson ORT College; Director of the Allied Health & Continuing Edu. Dept.; Certified Medical Assistant Educator

Christina Cline,
CMA (AAMA); Former Adjunct Faculty in Medical Assisting, Everett Community College

Our Practice Tests follow the actual CMA (AAMA)  Certification Exam Outline:

Medical Terminology
Anatomy & Physiology
Medicolegal Guidelines

Data Entry
Records Mgmt.
Processing Mail
Scheduling Appointments
Resource Info.
Maintaining Office
Office Policies, Procedures
Practice Finances

Infection Control 
Treatment Area
Patient Preparation...
Patient History, Interview
Specimen, Diagnostics...
Preparing, Admin. Medications...
First Aid

The three most popular medical assistant certifications are: CMA by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), RMA by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) and the NCMA by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).   In most cases, certification by any of these organizations will be accepted nationally.