Fundamentals for Medical Assistants: Module 5 - Pharmacology

Fundamentals for Medical Assistants is a review course to help individuals prepare for the Registered Medical Assistant Certification Examination. This course includes an introduction module and module 5.

Each content module contains knowledge checks, a quiz, resources, and references. Modules do not need to be completed in one sitting.


Module 0: Introduction

This module reviews how to navigate the course, describes the module structure, and lists other resources to prepare for the medical assistant certification exam. 

Module 5: Pharmacology

This is one of five modules from the Fundamentals for Medical Assistants course. This module reviews drugs, prescriptions, medication safety, methods of medication administration, parenteral administration, and allergy testing.

This module contains knowledge checks between subtopics and a short quiz. Both are ungraded and for your own assessment of understanding the content being presented. You can start and stop the module and come back as often as you would like for further review and practice.

Refer to the Fundamentals for Medical Assistants course for a list of all modules.


Anna Jannak, RN, MSN, APN, FNP-C
Elizabeth Borton, RMA
Jason Wheeler, DHSc., MBA, RMA, CMAS, AHI
Kesondra Ducharme, RMA, BA, MAEd
Deborah Janeczko, RMA, M.ED
Alice Macomber, RN, RMA, RPT, AHI

Launched: 2022

NOTE:  This does NOT count for CCP points.  This is a review course for those preparing to take the RMA Certification Exam and want to review Clinical information.