Below you will find the first of our free Medical Assistant practice tests. This in an online practice exam with 50 challenging questions. Each question is scored instantly and detailed explanations are provided. This is designed to be an effective CMA practice test as well as an RMA practice test. Start your medical assistant test prep right now!
make a best guess and take off the order.
dismiss any concern and transcribe the order as best as possible.
call the physician to verify the order.
ask a coworker what he or she thinks the ordered dose is.
listen and let the person tell you his or her story.
apologize and let the person know that you will call the police if needed.
apologize for the circumstances, whether a delay or a rescheduled appointment.
use a lower-volume voice with low tones to reply.
chorionic stimulating factor.
cortical stimulant factor.
cerebral stenosis finding.
not a breach of confidentiality.
a breach of confidentiality.
an okay situation to have.
close to breaching confidentiality, but not quite because the information will stop with her friend.
The date is written “April 10, 2015”.
The address to which the letter is to be sent is included in the opening of the letter.
The opening of the letter is “ATTN: Dr. Kramer”.
The physician wants a carbon copy sent with the letter and writes “bcc: Dr. George Sterner”.
open hours scheduling.
hand the cup to the patient and ask for a urine sample.
instruct the patient to start the urine stream, stop it, and then catch some in the cup until it is about halfway full.
ask the patient to provide a urine sample without using toilet paper afterward.
instruct the patient to urinate in the cup until it is three quarters full.
lengthen the exam table and ask the patient to lie down on it.
shorten the exam table and tell the patient to remove only his or her shirt when changing into a gown.
shorten the exam table and have the patient sit on its edge with his or her feet dangling.
lengthen the exam table and attach or extend the foot supports.
give the medication by mouth.
give the medication by applying it to the skin.
give the medication by inserting it vaginally.
give the medication by injection.
immunospecificity and memory b cells.
cell division that creates cells with half the number of chromosomes as the parent cells.
digestion and its effect on cells.
cell division that creates cells with the same number of chromosomes as the parent cells.
managed care organizations.
assignment of benefits.
primary care physicians.
situation, opinion, advice, and problem solved.
situation, objective, assessment, and plan.
subjective, objective, actions, and plan.
subjective, objective, assessment, and plan.
“An area of my right thigh that is black and blue in color, and very sore.”
“A cut about three quarters of an inch long that is bleeding a lot.”
“An area of my arm with raised red welts that won’t stop itching.”
“An area of my left side that is numb and sometimes tingling to the touch.”
invasion of privacy.
Soap and water
love and belonging.
safety and security.
Priority Mail Express
Between 60 and 100.
Between 60 and 90.
insert a tongue blade into the patient’s mouth.
put a blanket over the patient.
ask for help as needed to move the patient from the chair to the floor.
negative feedback loop.
positive feedback loop.
neutral feedback loop.
word processing software.
The medical assistant is late to work three days in a row.
The medical assistant takes the temperature of a child.
The medical assistant answers the office phone politely.
The medical assistant forgets to take the tourniquet off the arm of a patient.
inform the pharmacy.
inform the child he or she has a fever.
inform the office manager.
inform the doctor.
telling the patient to please leave their cane in the waiting room.
providing detailed instructions when necessary.
asking if the patient needs assistance moving to the exam room or changing.
letting the patient know when you are leaving the exam room to retrieve equipment.
Elderly and Pediatric
hold a cold-pack against the wound.
ask the patient what happened.
go to find a Band-Aid.
the fourth ring.
the second ring.
the first ring.
the third ring.
decide whether interest will be charged.
determine whether the patient requires payment schedules for other offices.
bill the patient at a different time in the month than all other accounts with a monthly billing schedule.
determine whether the patient could be seen at an emergency room.
the physician and staff.
the medical assistants.
assess the patient’s gait for safety.
encourage proper nutrition despite poor appetite.
assess the patient’s level of functioning for safety.
encourage the use of memory games to support cognitive function.
check the ledger form.
check the receipt form.
ask the patient’s permission before releasing any information.
check the encounter form.
once every five years.
once a year.
once a month.
check the INR.
check the patient’s blood sugar.
check the patient’s HbA1C.
check how the patient is feeling.