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.
call the physician to verify the order.
dismiss any concern and transcribe the order as best as possible.
ask a coworker what he or she thinks the ordered dose is.
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.
listen and let the person tell you his or her story.
use a lower-volume voice with low tones to reply.
cortical stimulant factor.
cerebral stenosis finding.
chorionic stimulating factor.
a breach of confidentiality.
close to breaching confidentiality, but not quite because the information will stop with her friend.
not a breach of confidentiality.
an okay situation to have.
The date is written “April 10, 2015”.
The physician wants a carbon copy sent with the letter and writes “bcc: Dr. George Sterner”.
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”.
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 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.
lengthen the exam table and ask the patient to lie down on it.
give the medication by injection.
give the medication by mouth.
give the medication by inserting it vaginally.
give the medication by applying it to the skin.
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.
digestion and its effect on cells.
immunospecificity and memory b cells.
primary care physicians.
assignment of benefits.
managed care organizations.
subjective, objective, actions, and plan.
situation, objective, assessment, and plan.
situation, opinion, advice, and problem solved.
subjective, objective, assessment, and plan.
“A cut about three quarters of an inch long that is bleeding a lot.”
“An area of my left side that is numb and sometimes tingling to the touch.”
“An area of my arm with raised red welts that won’t stop itching.”
“An area of my right thigh that is black and blue in color, and very sore.”
invasion of privacy.
Soap and water
safety and security.
love and belonging.
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.
positive feedback loop.
neutral feedback loop.
negative feedback loop.
word processing software.
The medical assistant answers the office phone politely.
The medical assistant takes the temperature of a child.
The medical assistant forgets to take the tourniquet off the arm of a patient.
The medical assistant is late to work three days in a row.
inform the office manager.
inform the pharmacy.
inform the doctor.
inform the child he or she has a fever.
providing detailed instructions when necessary.
telling the patient to please leave their cane in the waiting room.
letting the patient know when you are leaving the exam room to retrieve equipment.
asking if the patient needs assistance moving to the exam room or changing.
Elderly and Pediatric
ask the patient what happened.
hold a cold-pack against the wound.
go to find a Band-Aid.
the third ring.
the second ring.
the first ring.
the fourth ring.
bill the patient at a different time in the month than all other accounts with a monthly billing schedule.
determine whether the patient requires payment schedules for other offices.
decide whether interest will be charged.
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 the use of memory games to support cognitive function.
encourage proper nutrition despite poor appetite.
assess the patient’s level of functioning for safety.
check the encounter form.
check the ledger form.
ask the patient’s permission before releasing any information.
check the receipt form.
once every five years.
once a month.
once a year.
check the patient’s HbA1C.
check the INR.
check how the patient is feeling.
check the patient’s blood sugar.