Saunders Medical Assisting Exam Review


  • Deborah Holmes, RN, BSN, RMA, CMA(AAMA), Medical Assistant Program Director, Vatterott College - Sunset Hills, St. Louis, MO

With updated review questions and practice tests, Saunders Medical Assisting Exam Review, 4th Edition helps you prepare for and pass the CMA, RMA, CMAS, CCMA, and CMAA certification exams. An outline format makes it easy to review core concepts and competencies; realistic practice tests simulate the exam experience and help you build test-taking confidence. This edition adds coverage of three certifications - CMAS, CCMA, and CMAA. Written by medical assisting educator Deborah Holmes, this review includes an Evolve companion website with over 1,500 practice questions, additional practice exams for each of the certifications, flashcards, and crossword puzzles.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4500-5

Table of Contents

Study Tips

Pre-Test 1 (General)

Pre-Test 2 (Administrative)

Pre-Test 3 (Clinical)

1. Medical Terminology

2. Anatomy and Physiology

3. Diseases and Disorders

4. Growth and Development

5. Communication

6. Law, Ethics, and HIPAA

7. Professionalism and Career Development

8. Computer Concepts, Written Communications, and Mail Processing

9. Records Management (Paper Medical Records)

10. Electronic Medical Records

11. Patient Reception

12. Office Management

13. Finances

14. Coding

15. Health Insurance

16. Infection Control and Asepsis

17. Vital Signs and Anthropometric Measurement

18. Assisting with the Physical Examination

19. Assisting with Medical Specialties

20. Nutrition

21. Therapeutic Modalities and Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing

22. Radiography and Diagnostic Imaging

23. Pharmacology, Medication Administration, and Intravenous Therapy

24. Minor Surgery

25. Clinical Laboratory

26. First Aid and Office Emergencies


Pre-Test 1: Answer Key

Pre-Test 2: Answer Key

Pre-Test 3: Answer Key

Post-Test Answer Key