Medical Assistant NCMA Practice Test

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129 free practice test questions for the NCCT Medical Assistant (NCMA) Exam

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 NCCT Medical Assistant Practice Test

Updated with 54 new questions on anatomy and pharmacology!.
 The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) Medical Assistant (NCMA) certification is a 3 hour, multiple-choice examination available as either a computer-based or paper-based exam, dependent upon the applicant’s preference. The exam consists of 150 scored test items.
 The major areas covered by the exam are:
  •  Medical Office Management
  •  Medical Terminology
  •  Pharmacology
  •  Anatomy and Physiology
  •  Medical Procedures

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There are 165 questions (150 scored, 15 unscored) on the Medical Assistant NCMA exam, divided across seven categories: Pharmacology (21 questions), Clinical Medical Procedures (28 questions), Phlebotomy (21 questions), ECG and Other Diagnostic Tests (18 questions), General Office Procedures (21 questions), Medical Office Management (25 questions), and Law and Ethics (16 questions).

The Medical Assistant NCMA exam is 3 hours long.

Earning a passing grade on the Medical Assistant NCMA exam helps the test taker gain Medical Assistant NCMA certification.

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