There are no formal eligibility requirements to sit for the exam. It is recommended that candidates have at least 2 years of experience in the HQ field. The exam is written with the 2 year healthcare quality professional in mind. Please refer to the content outline for detailed content information and tools to assess readiness.
Becoming a Certified Professional Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) could be one of the best career moves for any Physician, Nurse, Healthcare executive or any other member of the healthcare team involved in quality management, performance improvement, risk management, infection control and prevention and health information.
Anexas, a leading provider of Healthcare Consulting and Education announces the launch of The CPHQ Exam Preparation Course, an essential review for all healthcare professionals planning to take the CPHQ exam. The Course aims to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to obtain the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality Certification administered by the National Association for Healthcare Quality.
This Course involves a combination of practical demonstrations, discussion groups, case studies and interactive exercises. The participants are expected to gain a solid foundation In the Implementation of quality Initiatives In healthcare by acquiring common understanding of quality terminology such as quality assurance, continuous quality Improvement and total quality management.
- Increased Professional Credibility and Excellence
- Knowledge and Capability to apply the knowledge
- Continuous improvement
- Best practices
- Subject matter expert
This varies by individual based on your level of experience in the field and your study habits. Based on a recent survey of candidates who successfully passed the exam, on average candidates spent 6 weeks – 3 months preparing.
The passing point for the exam is based on criterion-referenced study, and varies based on the difficulty of the individual form. The number of correct answers required to pass is generally around 73%.
Recertification requires 30 CE hours over a 2 year period, and all CE content must be aligned within the current CPHQ content outline. Refer to the CPHQ Recertification Handbook for additional information.