Frequently Asked Questions

What are the specific differences between the Online Practice Exam and the Exam Study Workbook?
Practice Exam

  • online test with practice timer, multiple choice questions, answer key, report of what items you answered incorrectly and a reference and page number for these items to help you study.

NCC Study Workbook

  • workbook with corresponding core text book (Exercises include multiple choice questions, fill in the blank, matching and essay type questions, based on the the core text provided)

Which one is more beneficial?
The two products are best if used in conjunction. However, product choice should be based on each individual's study needs.

Are the questions on the online practice exam old test questions?
No, they are developed specifically for the Online Practice Exam.

Will I pass the exam if I purchase these products?
CCPR does not guarantee that people will pass the exam if they simply buy our products. CCPR encourages customers to take the time to study to make sure they know the necessary information. Everyone has a different capacity for learning.


Can I earn continuing education credit through the use of the study materials?
You can earn contact hours through completion of the EFM Post Test.

Do I need a W-9 form?
Download the CCPR W-9 form if you are a hospital purchasing any CCPR product and your Accounting Department requires a W-9. Note: You will need to fill in the date after downloading.



CCPR is an independent not for profit organization and is solely responsible for development of CCPR products. Utilization of any CCPR can serve as one way to prepare for NCC certification. Participation does not imply a guarantee that certification will be achieved.

Every effort is made to insure the information in the CCPR products is accurate, however, CCPR disclaims any responsibility for any errors or omissions they may contain.

NCC has no responsibility for the development of CCPR products, but has provided authorization to reprint competency statements and test outlines where appropriate.


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