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IMA Certification Testing

IMA Certification Testing

Testing is coordinated through the Certitrek Group

The International Medical Assistant (IMA) is a certification that validates the clinical knowledge of the medical assistants, their administrative skills as well as their professional and behavioral skills. International medical assistants are certified for a global role in medical assistance.

SCMA Certification Testing

Testing is coordinated through the Certitrek Group

The Specialty Certified Medical Assistant-SCMA® certification ensures that medical assistants are recognized for their superb skills and extensive knowledge in their field. We also provide physicians a way to quantify the experience and knowledge of medical assistant applicants.  We offer 13 different therapeutic specialties in which you may choose to become certified.

Certifications

  • Cardiology (SCMA-CD)
  • Dermatology (SCMA-D)
  • Endocrinology (SCMA-END)
  • Family Medicine (SCMA-FM)
  • Geriatrics (SCMA-G)
  • Internal Medicine (SCMA-IM)
  • OB/GYN (SCMA-OBG)
  • Oncology (SCMA-ON)
  • Orthopedic Surgery (SCMA-ORS)
  • Pediatrics (SCMA-PD)
  • Transplantation Surgery (SCMA-TTS)
  • Urology (SCMA-U)
  • Women’s Health (SCMA-WH)
Last updated 2020-08-19