Abbreviation of Certification: MAC
Fee charged for the exam: $109 (Study Material Included)
The Medical Assistant has a variety of job responsibilities inclusive of medical and administrative tasks depending on State Law. Some common tasks of an MAC include; taking a patient’s history, preparing an examination room, assisting physicians during examinations, preparing and transporting specimens, filing and front desk responsibilities. Since a Medical Assistant works with the public, appearance and respect for confidentiality is important.
Medical Assistants may advance to other positions through experience or additional training.
The test is comprised of 100 questions:
The breakdown is as follows: Anatomy and physiology, safety/ infection control, law and ethic, pharmacology, medical terminology and medical office/patient care skills.
Allotted time for examinees is 2 hours.