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To be eligible for the HPCC CHPPN® examination, an applicant must hold a current, unrestricted registered nurse license in the United States, its territories, or the equivalent in Canada. They also must have hospice and palliative pediatric nursing practice of 500 hours in the most recent 12 months or 1,000 hours in the most recent 24 months prior to applying for the examination.
The development of all certification examinations begin with a Role Delineation Study (RDS), where through the link you can find out more information.
Specifics related to the eligibility criteria for each exam are provided in the candidate handbook. These MUST be reviewed prior to completing an application.
Applicant reviews information and agrees. Applicant completes the process of applying for the next scheduled certification exam which includes the provision of credit card information for billing at time of application. The applicant will receive online verification of application receipt from the testing company, PSI.
The current online application is for the upcoming certification exam window only, and the application must be received by the testing company on or before 11:59 pm Central Time on the exam deadline date. For clarification of any specific concerns or questions, contact the HPCC national office via email at [email protected] or by phone at 412-787-1057.
For technical assistance with online applications, please contact PSI at 833-256-1422.
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This is a free resource created to assist those looking to verify a professional's HPCC certification status. Names of individuals currently certified by HPCC are available through the link below.
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