Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management

  CPHRM status provides both internal and external rewards. CPHRMs enjoy the pride of recognition of being among the elite in a critical field of healthcare.  And CPHRM is a premier credential based on a sound assessment that provides distinction in an increasingly competitive marketplace. 

The CPHRM Program has three components:

  • Eligibility requirements that are a blend of education and healthcare-specific experience, and profile the individual who is likely to be successful on the Certification Examination
  • A 110-item multiple-choice Certification Examination that tests tasks that are performed regularly in practice and are considered important to competent practice.  100 items are scored; 10 are pretest items used to collect data
  • A renewal requirement. Certification is valid for three years at which time it must be renewed through retaking and passing the Certification Examination or documenting 45 contact hours of continuing professional education

As the industry and job responsibilities evolve, test questions need to be revised to keep the exam current and relevant. These revisions are based on a job analysis survey completed by a large number of ASHRM members.

Candidate Handbook and Application  The CPHRM Candidate Handbook and Application contains eligibility requirements, a complete content outline for the Examination, sample test items, instructions on applying for the Examination, and an application. Download a pdf file of the CPHRM Candidate Application and Handbook (24 pages), or request a copy from AMP at 888/519-9901.

The CPHRM Self-Assessment Examination is an online study tool that parallels the CPHRM Certification Examination in format, content and cognitive levels.

To see some sample questions representative of those on the CPHRM SAE, complete the CPHRM SAE Demo.  If you are already certified, complete the CPHRM SAE for five (5) hours reportable toward CPHRM Certification renewal requirements.

Click here to purchase the SAE by credit card.

The CPHRM Examination Resource List contains a list of publications and websites that candidates may find useful to prepare for the Examination.   Click here for the listing.

Renewal Application The CPHRM Renewal Application includes criteria for acceptable continuing professional education. Download the CPHRM Renewal Application (6 pages).

CPHRM Fees:  Examination - $275 member / $425 nonmember
                           Renewal - $135 member / $225 nonmember
                           Self Assessment Exam (SAE) - $115 member / $200 nonmember
                           Logo - $10 (for certificants only)



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