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ACM Exam Prep

ACM Exam Prep, Your Way

ACMA now offers multiple ways to prepare for your ACM certification exam. Each prep resource has been developed by experts and vetted by the ACMA to prepare candidates for a positive and flexible preparatory experience.

Our tools are here to help you hone your knowledge and develop confidence!

ACM WEB-BASED STUDY GUIDE

Interactive e-book delves into exam topics, structure and strategy with helpful resources and a built-in practice test. The Study Guide can be accessed ‘on the go’ using any web-enabled device.

ACM SELF-ASSESSMENT EXAMS

Full length practice tests are designed to mimic the actual ACM exam and include rationale and recommendations for further study.

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ACM CERTIFICATION REVIEW WORKSHOP

Engaging 5-hour workshop, designed to provide the practicing Health Care Delivery System Case Manager with information needed to prepare for the ACM certification exam.

Led by an ACMA-approved trainer, candidates are walked through the domains of case management practice and provided with test examples and intensives for focused review.

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ACM CANDIDATE HANDBOOK

A must-read guide for anyone preparing for the exam. Handbook contains content outlines and prepares candidates with the logistics for scheduling and taking the exam.

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CASE MANAGER FUNCTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS

The domains for the ACM certification exam are derived from a routine job analysis study and are further supported by this guiding document.

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PSI SAMPLE SIMULATIONS

ACMA’s testing provider, PSI, offers a sample simulation problem on its website. Although the sample is not healthcare/case management-related, it will get candidates familiarized with the simulation software, selection options and navigation.

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COMPASS TRAINING

Comprehensive, standardized training for case managers. Although not intended to be a preparatory course for the ACM exam, it is a good resource for the preparatory toolkit. Case managers with access are encouraged to include in their study plan.

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TIPS AND TRICKS WEBINAR SERIES

ACMA provides several free 30-minute webinars each year with advice on preparing for and taking the ACM exam. Ask questions and be answered live!

Upcoming Webinars:

Friday, November 5

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Announcements

Celebrate National Case Management Week!

National Case Management Week 2021 #NCMW is here! Join us as we recognize and show appreciation for case management and transitions of care professionals across the country. This year's ACMA theme is Case Management: Care, Compassion, Community. ACMA hopes you will celebrate NCMW 2021 and recognize the dedication, compassion and patient care outcomes achieved by case managers in your organization. Across all care settings, case managers are making the difference! Celebrate NCMW! >>> | Discounts! >>>

Call for Poster Abstracts - Now Open

The application period for poster abstracts is now open. Have you accomplished a case management process improvement project? Have some research or evidence-based initiatives you want to share with a national audience? Present your information in this informal yet professional forum at the 2022 ACMA National Conference. Deadline to submit abstracts is November 11. Submit Your Abstract >>>

ACMA Announces Promotion of Marlene Bober to Senior Vice President

The American Case Management Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlene Bober, MHA, ACM-RN to Senior Vice President. Bober joined ACMA as Vice President of Practice Development in January of last year, leading ACMA’s certification services, oversight of the Association of Physician Leadership in Care Management (APLCM), the Transitions of Care Standards of Practice and served as a clinical resource for content development. At the onset of the pandemic, Ms. Bober was instrumental in developing vital resources and tools for case management professionals to help educate practitioners in the areas of legislative updates, COVID-19 protocols, emergency preparedness and self-care. Read More >>>

Case Management Physician Certification (CMPC)

The Association of Physician Leadership (APLCM), in conjunction with the American Case Management Association (ACMA), announces the creation of the Care Management Physician Certification (CMPC). Designed specifically for physician advisors and leaders in health delivery system care management, the CMPC addresses a growing need to educate and credential physicians working within care management. Learn about CMPC >>>

ACMA Podcast - "Care Transitions Today" Season 2

ACMA's podcast dedicated to case management and transitions of care professionals began its second season on March 16, 2021. Care Transitions Today brings together thought leaders from around the country for frank, meaningful conversations about contemporary issues facing case managers. Season one is currently available on all major podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe to get the latest episodes from season two. Learn more about Care Transitions Today.>>>

ACMA Elects Three New National Board Members

ACMA is proud to announce the election of three new members to our National Board of Directors. Join us in welcoming Matthew Chappell, LCSW, ACM-SW, Jay Larrosa, MSN, PHN, RN-BC, ACM-RN and Jacqueline Moore, MSW, LCSW-C, RN, ACM-SW. Thank you to each of the candidates who were willing to run for election. ACMA continues to be fortunate in having many qualified professionals who can and are willing to volunteer their leadership expertise. Read the Full Press Release >>>

Validate Your Expertise Through Professional Certification

The Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Certification is for health care delivery system case management professionals and tests core case management knowledge that is shared by nurse and social work case managers. Case Management Administrator Certification (CMAC) validates the competency of case management administrators, managers and aspiring leaders and promotes professional practice standards. If you are not yet certified, we encourage you to apply and enhance your professional practice by putting a credential after your name. The application deadline is August 15 in order to test in October-December 2021. ACM >>> CMAC >>>

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