Comprehensive Clinical Management (CCM)- II course is a multidisciplinary course that prepares students for successful completion of the COMLEX Level 2-Cognitive Evaluation (CE) exam, which is a problem-and symptoms-based assessment, administered in a time-measured environment to solving clinical problems and promoting and maintaining health in providing osteopathic medical care to patients, principally in the supervised (Graduate Medical Education: GME) setting. The detailed examination blueprint can be found at Blueprint — NBOME.
Competency domains assessed include application of osteopathic medical knowledge, osteopathic patient care, osteopathic principles and practice, communication skills, professionalism, and ethics. Competency assessment occurs in the context of clinical and patient presentations and systems-based practice as required for entry into the supervised practice of general osteopathic medicine and for readiness for lifelong learning and practice-based learning and improvement. The detailed examination blueprint can be found at https://www.nbome.org/exams-assessments/comlex-usa/comlex-usa-level-2-ce/.
CCM course aims to have each student review through self-study approach the high-yield COMLEX Level 2-CE topics of clinical disciplines including internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and psychiatry, as well as clinical sciences emphasizing Osteopathic Principles and Practices, and Preventive care (Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, and Health Promotion) that had already been taught through the CHSU-COM's curriculum in the preclinical and clinical years.