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Resources to Help You Pass The Exam

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I often get asked what resources, in addition to CCM Certification Made Easy, I would recommend for those studying for their case management certification.

I highly recommend The Case Manager’s Handbook Sixth Edition by Catherine Mullahy. While CCM Certification Made Easy is concise and to the point, The Case Manager’s Handbook is written in a conversational style. At 746 pages this is not light reading, Ms. Mullahy includes her thoughts and experiences with the reader as well as the fundamentals every case manager needs.

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The most common question I get is for recommendations for practice tests. I have reviewed several practice tests and to be honest, I would not give any of them 5 stars. The only practice test that has questions similar to the exam questions are those offered by CCMC, since they use retired test questions. This will give you a feel for the type of questions you will be asked and the way they will be worded.

 

 

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If I had to recommend practice question books it would be these two. I did not find one to be better than the other. Both are written by companies that researched case management, but it is obvious that the authors never worked as case managers. Although I only found about 50% of the questions in these resources to contain content relevant to the exam, for those who need practice questions and can not afford those on CCMC’s website, these will do.

Resources For Case Managers

The following are resources that would be beneficial to case managers.

 

Again, I highly recommend The Case Manager’s Handbook Sixth Edition by Catherine Mullahy. This book is know as the case manager’s “Bible” for a reason. It is an indispensable guide for case managers covering everything from the fundamentals to career advancement.

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I also recommend Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (Applications of Motivational Interviewing) 1st edition and Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change, 3rd Edition (Applications of Motivational Interviewing). These are the same book, the original and an updated version. The original is cheaper, so for those on a limited budget it is an option. Motivational interviewing can really change the way you case manage and lead to better patient outcomes. This is a great resource for anyone who educates patients.

 

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