CMSA (Certified Medical Scribe Associate)
CMSS (Certified Medical Scribe Specialist)
Medical Scribe Certification: The testing process is designed to test for the knowledge and understanding of advanced medical terminology, including anatomy, physiology, in/outpatient reports, pharmaceuticals, laboratory data, electronic medical records, computer software, data entry, and medical coding and billing. Good keyboard skills are required. Detail oriented skills are important.
Eligibility – CMSA
To achieve certification, an individual must provide evidence of an educational training program which includes the elements of medical terminology, medical records, electronic health records, data entry and word processing software, and medical coding and billing,
Eligibility – CMSS
To achieve certification, an individual must provide evidence of an educational training program as noted in the CMSA and have had 3 months’ experience doing a scribe’s job in a medical provider’s office as a trainee or an employee.
Practice and Certification Testing $99:
Cert-blaster (Practice): This test will provide testing practice on terminology, medical reports and records, pharmacy, and billing and coding questions. The practice test is on-line, takes about an hour and simulates the type of questions that are on the certification test. When submitted, answers are provided to the questions for your review and further study (if needed).
Exam-Guard (Certification) $369:
The certification test takes approximately 2 hours, is timed, and results are available within 48 hours. A certificate is provided with successful passing.
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Application: If you plan to order now or in the near future, please fill out the application. Click, then print and return via fax or email. Application
Learn more about Medical Scribe training here: Syllabus