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Certification in Otolaryngology Practice Management (COPM)
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Congratulations to all of our COPM Designees!

View the list of all the professionals who have earned this esteemed designation.


Do you work for a company that supports ENT practices?
The COPM-C (Corporate) designation is for you! 

Visit our COPM-C web page for details. 


STEPS TO OBTAIN YOUR COPM

  1. Complete and submit your online application. The fee to apply is $25. Once your application is approved, or if we need additional information, the office will contact you (within 7 business days).    
  2. Prepare for the Exam. We recommend that you:
    • Purchase the Resource Manual and Study NotesNote: the 2019 Resource Manual will be out soon! Anyone who has purchased the 2016 version will get a discount on the updated manual.
    • Join the online COPM Study Group within engagemENT.
    • Take the FREE Self-Assessment Exam to evaluate your readiness. You can use this practice exam multiple times.
  3. Register for the Exam.
    • Go to the ASCENT Store to register and we'll contact you (during regular business hours) with the online code you'll need to take the exam - using your computer - at a time convenient for you.
  4. You're allotted four hours to take the 150-question exam. You must answer 106 questions correctly to pass. Good luck!

Feel free to contact us with inquiries.

MISSION STATEMENT

We set the standard for successful otolaryngology practice management through certification and continuing education.

Vision Statement MISSION STATEMENT

To be the authority in creating leaders in Otolaryngology practice management who commit to life long learning.


Advisory Board

The COPM Advisory Board is the sole organizing body whose responsibility is to develop, implement and monitor the COPM program. The COPM Advisory Board is composed of leaders in the field who hold the COPM designation, and the board is approved by the ASCENT Executive Committee.

Advisory Board members

Chair: Danielle DeMaio-DeAngelis, COPM
Deputy Chair: Kristine McGriff, COPM
Stacey Conant, COPM
Joanne Gauthier, COPM
Sarah Laughlin, COPM-C
Robin Wagner, COPM

  

COPM RESOURCES

Benefits of Certification

  • Sustaining excellence in lifelong learning of otolaryngology practice management
  • Personal satisfaction
  • Demonstration of your commitment to your profession
  • Increased value to your patients, physicians and staff
  • Professional development that increases knowledge of all aspects of otolaryngology management
  • Formal recognition of your accomplishment
  • Authority to use the COPM designation

12 Weeks to Success

Listed below is a suggested timeline to allow you to pace your review activities when studying for the COPM exam.

Week

Topics Covered

1

Intro & Study Tips

2

Basic ENT

3

Finance Part 1 Review

4

Finance Part 2 Review

5

Marketing Review

6

Operations Review

7

Operations Review

8

Operations Review

9

Technology Review

10

Human Resources Review

11 Human Resources Review
12  Take The Exam!

ASCENT Office

2400 Ardmore Blvd., Suite 302
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Phone: 412-243-5156
Fax: 412-243-5160

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