Featured CE Course – February 2015

The professionals at NCCT provide new courses throughout the year that are designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities identified by job analysis in the disciplines tested.  Course topics are selected using input from subject matter experts, exam committees, reviews of current practice, and suggestions from stakeholders. Each month we highlight a new CE course and this month our focus is on: 2015 CPT Codes Update #1220615        5.0 CH This course consists of a …

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Spotlight Feature on Daphnie C!

Every month NCCT likes to recognize a certified member of our community. This month we want to congratulate Daphnie C! Daphnie has been a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) for 10 years! Read more of her story below. Initially, what made you interested in getting into the medical field? I became interested in the medical field in college but medical courses were not available to me until I was a junior so I decided to …

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Updated ECG Technician and Medical Office Assistant Exam Releases Coming Soon!

NCCT is pleased to announce the release of its new ECG Technician and Medical Office Assistant certification examinations in early 2015. Specific dates have not yet been set for the release of either exam, but the detailed test plan for each exam is now available. Detailed Test Plans The detailed test plans list every topic that is considered “fair game” for the examinations. Every question on the new examinations will be tied directly to one …

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Crossword Puzzle – January 2015

Crossword Puzzle – January 2015

You asked for it, so we brought it back! The NCCT crossword puzzle will now be a monthly installment on the NCCT blog. Test your knowledge with a new medical category every month! This month’s crossword is titled: The Endocrine System. Do your best to find the answer to every crossword hint, but if you need some help, grab the answer key for this month’s crossword here.

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Featured CE Course – January 2015

Featured CE Course – January 2015

The professionals at NCCT provide new courses throughout the year that are designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities identified by job analysis in the disciplines tested. Course topics are selected using input from subject matter experts, exam committees, reviews of current practice, and suggestions from stakeholders. Each month we highlight a new CE course and this month our focus is on: Ebola and Other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers #1220115, 3.0 CH P.A.C.E.® approved Viral hemorrhagic …

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Featured Professional – Congrats to Tammy D.

Featured Professional –  Congrats to Tammy D.

Every month NCCT likes to recognize a certified member of our community. This month we want to congratulate Tammy D! Tammy was the lucky winner of our National Certified Medical Assistant Week drawing and has been a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) for two years! You can read more of her story below. Initially, what made you interested in getting into the medical field? Initially, the reason I became interested in the medical field is …

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2014: A Year in Review

As we wrap up 2014, we want to thank everyone who helped make our 25th anniversary year a great one! This year brought about a lot of new and exciting things to NCCT. We released a new Tech in Surgery – Certified (NCCT) certification examination at the beginning of the year. We’d like to thank everyone who helped make that possible –subject matter experts, exam coordinators, program directors, and the examinees! We also gained a …

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Crossword Puzzle – December 2014

Crossword Puzzle – December 2014

You asked for it, so we brought it back! The NCCT crossword puzzle will now be a monthly installment on the NCCT blog. Test your knowledge with a new medical category every month! This month’s crossword is titled: Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Do your best to find the answer to every crossword hint, but if you need some help, grab the answer key for this month’s crossword here.

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Certified Professional – Congrats on 10 Years, Brenda!

Certified Professional – Congrats on 10 Years, Brenda!

Every month NCCT likes to recognize a certified member of our community. This month we want to congratulate Brenda Pierfelice! Brenda has been a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) for 10 years! Brenda, thank you for your dedication to the medical field! You can read more of her story below. Initially, what made you interested in getting into the medical field? I have been interested in the medical field since high school. I took health …

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Featured CE Course – December 2014

Featured CE Course – December 2014

Epidemiologists have thought that it was only a matter of time before a viral hemorrhagic fever such as Ebola was identified in the United States. This happened in September 2014 when a man with a travel history to West Africa was admitted to a hospital in Texas and diagnosed with Ebola. NCCT developed a continuing education course that describes Ebola and 10 other viral hemorrhagic fevers including locations of outbreaks, natural reservoirs, reservoir-to-human transmission, control, …

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