Glossary of CMP Terms
Certificate Maintenance Program or CMP: AMCB’s program, designed to assist CNMs and CMs to fulfill their professional responsibility to maintain competence.
Annual Maintenance Fee or AMF: Yearly fee for the Certificate Maintenance Program.
Article Set: Packet containing the required reading to complete the CMP Modules.
Module: Booklet of test questions, also referencing the test in general.
Scantron: Bubbled-answer sheet used for non-online grading.
Cycle: A length of time (5 years) in which certificants are required to meet the CMP requirements.
Recertification: Process of renewing certification and starting new cycle.
Renewal: Process of paying your Annual Maintenance Fee.
Verification Letter: Primary source letter for credentialing purposes.
Instant Verification: Non-primary source, online look-up for credentialing purposes.
Continuing Competency Assessment or CCA: ACNM’s voluntary program that monitored certificant’s continuing education. ACNM discontinued its support of this program in 2010.
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Certificate Maintenance Program Coordinator
Phone: 410-694-9424 ext. 7015