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) is an assistant professor in medical assisting at Cuyahoga Community College. She holds a master of science degree in health sciences from Cleveland State University. Professor Shearer is a member of the AAMA Leadership in Education and Practice Task Force.

Dr. David Valte,
MD, is a professor of medical assisting at Bramson ORT College.  At Bramson ORT, Dr. Valte is also the Director of the Allied Health and Continuing Education Department. He has taught medical assisting studies at other colleges and is a certifed educator with the AAMA.

Christina Cline,
CMA (AAMA) formerly instructed in medical assisting as an adjunct faculty member at 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.