CVPM Examination Instructions
You are about to take the Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) certification examination offered by the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA).
You are allowed to have the following items during the examination process:
- one blank letter-sized page note paper (provided by the proctor)
- one number two pencil or pen (provided by the proctor)
- one simple, stand-alone, five-function calculator (provided by the candidate)
No notes, books, bags, cell phones, PDAs, smart phones, beepers, other electronic devices or caps are allowed. Please give these to your proctor at this moment if you have not already done so.
Prior to taking the examination you will be required to acknowledge and agree to our Examination Security Policy. Any breach of confidentiality that may compromise the security of the examination content will be grounds for disciplinary action, including but not limited to denial or revocation of certification by the CVPM Board.
There are 170 multiple-choice questions on the examination you will take today. You will have 3 1/2 hours to complete the examination.
The examination content covers five domain topic areas: Human Resources, Law & Ethics, Marketing, Organization of the Practice and Financial. The makeup of the examination content is developed in accordance with the CVPM Test Blueprint published on the VHMA Web site.
At the conclusion of the examination process you will be provided with immediate notice of your score and status. The results will be displayed indicating pass or fail. A diagnostic report of how you performed in each of the domain areas will also be provided. A copy of this detail will also be emailed to you for review.
We wish you success with this examination and thank you for your support of the VHMA and veterinary practice management.