Quote from MCH123
I guess the only way to determine who the seminars are geared for would be to call and ask. I did not see an option on the McKesson website to purchase the studyguide and take the test elsewhere. This would be a great option for me. The seminars are nowhere near where I live and they are very expensive. I'd like to "get the ball rolling" and I am pretty good at self-study, anyway. Since I would prefer working in a clinical setting, I guess I would choose the CPUM cert. In the meantime, working and gaining clinical experience can only help us. I, too, long for a more "normal" schedule. Please let me know about the studyguide option and any other advice, ideas....Thanks alot!
Here is website: http://www.interqual.com/IQSite/serv...istration.aspx
This page is the CPUR registration information page. You will see hotel accomodations at the top of the page, then cursor downward and almost at the end of the page you will see "Examination options",...right below that it says..." Independennt Study Exam & Study guide - $385.
The CPUM registration offers the same thing regarding the independent study guide/exam and finding a proctor (public library, college testing center etc..).
I am going to try to call them tomorrow if I can, but get so busy at work, I usually never have time to make a personal call. Yes, I certainly hope that this is an option, because the seminars are not in my area or state either...very costly to purchase airfare, hotel & seminar cost....eeks!
Good Luck. I think it should help people like us who want to get our foot in the door at least.
If you find anything else out, please let me know. Thanks!