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ACM EXAMINATION APPLICATION

Complete this form ONLY if you are a first time test candidate.

If you are requesting a retest, you must first log into your ACM account by clicking here.

Upon submission, candidates will receive a scheduling notice from the testing provider, PSI, and will be directed to schedule their examination through the PSI Candidate Services online portal, or by contacting PSI by phone or email.

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ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION

The examination is available to registered nurses and social workers. However, there are specific eligibility requirements necessary to take the examination. These requirements include a blend of education, paid work experience* and professional practice:

     I am a Registered Nurse (RN), and I possess a valid and current nursing license that is in good standing. I have at least one (1) year**, or 2,080 hours, of supervised, paid work experience employed as a case manager or in a role that falls within the Scope of Services and Standards of Practice of a case manager, by a Health Care Delivery System.
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     I am a Social Worker (SW) and I have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work, OR I have a valid social work license that is in good standing. I have at least one (1) year**, 2,080 hours, of supervised, paid work experience employed as a case manager, or in a role that falls within the Scope of Services and Standard of Practice of a case manager, by a Health Care Delivery System.
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* Paid or unpaid internship experience does not count toward work experience.

** Candidates with less than 2 years of experience must provide supervisor contact information and an attestation that they have at least one (1) year of supervised case management experience on the ACM application. The National Board for Case Management (NBCM) recognizes that because of case management experience, supervision and education, some case managers may be qualified to sit for the exam after only one year of experience.

*** If an applicant meets the eligibility requirements of both an RN and SW, they must indicate which exam they wish to take and provide the applicable documentation of eligibility.

Exam Scheduling Preferences

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Quarterly Exam Scheduling
Deadline: November 15
Sit for exam between:
1/1/2021 - 3/31/2021
$349.00
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Before you choose expedited exam scheduling, please visit PSI’s site to see if test sites are open in your area. Refunds may not be available if you are not able to find an open testing slot after purchase of expedited scheduling.
Sit for exam between:
9/24/2020 - 12/22/2020
$395.00

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Applicant Declaration

I hereby declare that all information contained in this application and all documentation submitted with or in support of the application is true. I understand and agree that any misrepresentation of said facts will result in automatic disqualification to sit for the examination or revocation of the certification obtained. I acknowledge that I have reviewed and understand the information contained in the most current Candidate Handbook and that I am familiar with the principles of the Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Code of Conduct. I acknowledge that my name, city and state of residence and certification status are not considered confidential and may be published by ACMA. All other personal information will remain confidential.

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