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CMA Medical Assistant Practice Test 5
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Which of these would not fall under the heading of medical malpractice?




Medical Assistant Information

Medical Assistants are healthcare professionals who support medical practices by performing various administrative and clinical tasks. Medical Assistants can perform a variety of clinical tasks including: patient care, ECG and other diagnostic tests, phlebotomy and pharmacology. On the administrative side, Medical Assistants help with: scheduling appointments, maintaining computer office applications, creating and maintaining patient records, and billing/insurance processing.

Many Medical Assistants choose to become certified in order to increase their chances of obtaining a job or advancing their career.  There are several certification organizations that offer Medical Assistant Certifications, including:

NCCT - National Center for Competency Testing offers the NCMA certification

AAMA - American Association of Medical Assistants offers the CMA certification

ARMA - The American Registry of Medical Assistants offers the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification

Although each of the certifications/credentials is different, the all require the passing of a Medical Assistant certification exam. The medical assistant exams vary slighly in content and format, but all contain questions designed to assess whether a candidate has the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job functions required of most medical assistants.

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