Recertification is required every five
years to maintain "active" Certification. Recertification may be
accomplished by re-testing or by the continuing medical education
You are due to recertify five years
from your certification date. If needed, you have an additional
year grace period to submit your credits, after which date you will
need to retest. You will be considered "inactive" during the
Those who choose to recertify by the
CME method must earn 60 CME credits during the five year period. The
credits need to be in specific categories and fall within the scope
of practice for a medical assistant.
You will need 30 BASIC, 15 ADMINISTRATIVE and
the remaining 15 can be either
BASIC, ADMINISTRATIVE or CLINICALCCMA-C
30 BASIC, 15 CLINICAL and the
remaining 15 can be either
BASIC, CLINICAL or ADMINISTRATIVE
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions About Recertification click here.
Please remember to notify the Board of
any change of address. We do send you a reminder notice about one
year before your recertification becomes due.
There are many ways to obtain credits.
Please contact the office if you have any questions.
Click here to download a PDF version of the recertification by continuing education application.
to download a PDF version of the recertification by exam application.
to download a PDF version of the requirements for Continuing Medical Education credits.
to download a PDF version of our NEW RECERTIFICATION GUIDELINES.