About the Certification of Healthcare CPD Professional (CHCP) Credential

The Certification of Healthcare CPD Professional credential provides an educational self-assessment experience to those within the healthcare continuing professional development community and defines a standard of minimal competence for the healthcare education profession. 

Focused on adult and interprofessional learning principles; educational activity planning, development, implementation, and evaluation; program leadership administration, and management; and knowledge of the CPD/CME/CE environment, the CHCP exam empowers  you to strengthen your skills as a CPD professional and demonstrate that you have the skills needed to develop and advance continuing healthcare education for healthcare practitioners.

Benefits to You

  • Motivates individuals to maintain a career path in Healthcare CPD
  • Provides tangible evidence of self-improvement and pursuit of one’s own continuous professional education
  • Offers the potential to increase earning power and open up new career opportunities
  • Indicates mastery/competency as measured against a defensible set of standards, through examination
  • Will receive certificate and lapel pin
  • Allows the use of the CHCP credential on stationery and business cards
  • Names are posted online in the “Registry of Certified Healthcare CPD Professionals
  • Provides opportunities to volunteer for CHCP related activities within the Alliance

Benefits to Your Employers

  • Raises the level of professional acumen and knowledge of Healthcare CPD rules and regulations
  • Increases knowledge and reduces risk of non-compliance
  • Improves the level of communication with Healthcare CPD partners
  • Documents evidence of continuous professional development
  • Supports recruiting, evaluating, promoting and retaining valuable Healthcare CPD professionals
  • An opportunity to publicize organizational excellence and your commitment to the Healthcare CPD community and patient

    Policy on ADA Accommodations

    CHCP Commission does not discriminate against candidates for certification on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age or disability. In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), CHCP Commission provides reasonable accommodation for applicants with documented disabilities that may affect their ability to take the Certified Healthcare CPD Professional (CHCP) examination. It is the candidate’s responsibility to notify CHCP Commission of the needed alternative arrangements at the time of application to sit for examination. If you have a disability for which you wish to request accommodation, you must provide the following information and return the Request for Special Accommodations form with required documentation along with your examination application. Attach additional pages as necessary.

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