Today, the mail man brought me a copy of “The CPHIMS Review Guide 2nd Edition – Preparing for Success in Healthcare Information and. Available in: Paperback. Whether you’re taking the CPHIMS exam, or simply want the most current and comprehensive overview in healthcare. There is no real single study guide for CPHIMS. This is probably . I got the 2nd edition of the HIMSS book and I’m utilizing the practice tests.

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Learn how your comment data is processed. Second, it was too dense and long pages for me to finish within a reasonable time.

Taking The CPHIMS Exam: How I prepared myself

Use authentic sources for the study material. But I wished if the quality could have been better considering its high price tag. Repeat the regiew three steps with the next test. I recycled a slightly used composition book for my note book see picture on left.

If you have time, I recommend that you research the material available free on the Internet. This is probably because the syllabus is pretty broad and can get 2ndd in certain areas.

Operational LeadershipChapter 4: The first 2jd answered why I selected this certification. Answer the questions slowly and carefully. Write the content from memory on paper.

White and John R. There are two ways. I have ordered the study guide and will be getting it in the mail soon. Take a break for a couple of days. Simulated exams are critical for success. So I read parts that I thought were most relevant: Thanks for the help again.


This exam really helped in my preparation. Cultural LeadershipChapter 3: I treated the exam as a study guide rather than an actual test. I have listed a few of these in my blogs. I agree Mometrix is scare. I was very fortunate to get free access to Books24x7 as part of corporate subscription by my employer. First, I really did what I am going to write here.

But this is not an easy exam and you may end up failing it. Hindsight — it was an overkill.

The goal is to understand and fix your shortcomings as much as possible. I myself googled this a lot and finally reach this blog which is very helpful to me now.

Then I thought hard, consulted my notebook, researched the Internet to answer the question. So my advice is evaluate your priorities and reasons carefully before you commit to a full-time life-long Healthcare IT career. Primarily because of lower than average pay compared to other industries.

Lessons Learned Overall lesson learned: Raja, I find Healthcare to be regiew certification and credential focused. Followed by actual paid experience in the Healthcare industry. That alone can give you an edge if you are persistent. And did I tell you that I took w-a-y more time than the usual two hours? I found out that the Healthcare IT professionals are aware of it.


Taking The CPHIMS Exam: How I prepared myself

Understanding and cphoms details are equally important. Just want your opinion that do I still need detail preparation, or I can attemp the exam now? Today I will talk about my exam preparation efforts. I could not make head or tail of at least one answer. Fourth and last, use this blog as a guideline and not as a guarantee of any sort. Now four things before I begin my blog. Read the notebook from front to back. I used the blank sides of paper recycled from junk mail and used printer paper at home.

Several other web sites Price: Since this took place a few years ago, can you please share your thoughts on if this certification proved useful to you for a increasing your healthcare domain knowledge and b value of this certification in the healthcare industry. Dinesh, you do need detailed preparation.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The third and last blog will describe how my exam day went. I later realized that I was making mistake by answering the questions.

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