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!
dismiss any concern and transcribe the order as best as possible.
make a best guess and take off the order.
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.
use a lower-volume voice with low tones to reply.
apologize for the circumstances, whether a delay or a rescheduled appointment.
chorionic stimulating factor.
cerebral stenosis finding.
cortical stimulant factor.
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 address to which the letter is to be sent is included in the opening of the letter.
The date is written “April 10, 2015”.
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.
instruct the patient to urinate in the cup until it is three quarters full.
ask the patient to provide a urine sample without using toilet paper afterward.
instruct the patient to start the urine stream, stop it, and then catch some in the cup until it is about halfway full.
hand the cup to the patient and ask for a urine sample.
shorten the exam table and have the patient sit on its edge with his or her feet dangling.
lengthen the exam table and ask the patient to lie down on it.
lengthen the exam table and attach or extend the foot supports.
shorten the exam table and tell the patient to remove only his or her shirt when changing into a gown.
give the medication by applying it to the skin.
give the medication by mouth.
give the medication by inserting it vaginally.
give the medication by injection.
digestion and its effect on cells.
cell division that creates cells with half the number of chromosomes as the parent cells.
cell division that creates cells with the same number of chromosomes as the parent cells.
immunospecificity and memory b cells.
assignment of benefits.
primary care physicians.
managed care organizations.
subjective, objective, assessment, and plan.
subjective, objective, actions, and plan.
situation, objective, assessment, and plan.
situation, opinion, advice, and problem solved.
“An area of my right thigh that is black and blue in color, and very sore.”
“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.”
“A cut about three quarters of an inch long that is bleeding a lot.”
invasion of privacy.
Soap and water
safety and security.
love and belonging.
Priority Mail Express
Between 60 and 100.
Between 60 and 90.
ask for help as needed to move the patient from the chair to the floor.
insert a tongue blade into the patient’s mouth.
put a blanket over the patient.
neutral feedback loop.
positive feedback loop.
negative feedback loop.
word processing software.
The medical assistant takes the temperature of a child.
The medical assistant is late to work three days in a row.
The medical assistant forgets to take the tourniquet off the arm of a patient.
The medical assistant answers the office phone politely.
inform the pharmacy.
inform the office manager.
inform the doctor.
inform the child he or she has a fever.
letting the patient know when you are leaving the exam room to retrieve equipment.
providing detailed instructions when necessary.
telling the patient to please leave their cane in the waiting room.
asking if the patient needs assistance moving to the exam room or changing.
Elderly and Pediatric
hold a cold-pack against the wound.
go to find a Band-Aid.
ask the patient what happened.
the first ring.
the second ring.
the third ring.
the fourth ring.
bill the patient at a different time in the month than all other accounts with a monthly billing schedule.
decide whether interest will be charged.
determine whether the patient requires payment schedules for other offices.
determine whether the patient could be seen at an emergency room.
the medical assistants.
the physician and staff.
assess the patient’s level of functioning for safety.
encourage proper nutrition despite poor appetite.
encourage the use of memory games to support cognitive function.
assess the patient’s gait for safety.
ask the patient’s permission before releasing any information.
check the encounter form.
check the ledger form.
check the receipt form.
once a year.
once a month.
once every five years.
check how the patient is feeling.
check the INR.
check the patient’s blood sugar.
check the patient’s HbA1C.