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Exam Resource List

Although the purchase of study materials is not required to take the HACP examination, applicants are encouraged to order the HACP Study Guide and/or review the CMS Conditions of Participation for Acute Care Hospitals – Appendix A (Interpretive Guidelines).

HACP Study Guide & Practice Exam

Approach the exam with confidence! The study guide has been written specifically to the content of the HACP examination. Throughout the guide are "key study points" that relate directly to exam questions. Then take the HACP practice exam - a 30 question test that mirrors the exam itself.
There are two ways to order the Study Guide & Practice Exam:

Center for Medicare Services

The CMS Conditions of Participation for Acute Care Hospitals – Appendix A (Interpretive Guidelines) contains all of the information necessary to prepare for exam questions in this area.
the CMS Conditions of Participation for Acute Care Hospitals.
HACP is listed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as meeting criteria for inclusion in a hospitals Demographic Data Collection Tool™ for Magnet Status.