Healthcare Accreditation Certification Program (HACP)
Knowledge you need, Recognition you deserve!

2024 HACP Preparatory Course & National Examination

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About the Programs

Make 2024 the year you achieve the prestigious credential of a Healthcare Accreditation Certified Professional (HACP). The HACP Preparatory Course is a day-long education program that will prepare you to successfully sit for the national examination the following day. Applicants have historically achieved a 98% pass rate on the national exam after attending the education program.

Program Types

Each HACP Examination and Preparatory Course will be running on a concurrent schedule. Please register for one Examination and/or Preparatory Course TYPE only.
HACP - Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
The HACP-CMS certification encompasses a broad knowledge of the CMS Conditions of Participation for hospitals, and the federal survey and certification process. Individuals who achieve this certification demonstrate mastery of subject matter addressing a wide variety of standards by CMS and all major accreditation providers (CIHQ, TJC, DNV, and ACHC).

HACP - Physical Environment (PE)
The HACP-PE certification demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of regulations addressing the physical environment in hospitals. Content addresses key regulations and national standards in safety/security, hazardous materials & waste, emergency power, life safety/fire safety, healthcare facilities code, utilities, and medical equipment.
HACP - Infection Control (IC)
The HACP-IC certification demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of regulations and industry standards of care addressing infection prevention and control in hospitals. Content addresses CMS requirements under the Conditions of Participation, environmental controls, sterilization and disinfection, management of communicable diseases, surveillance requirements, and much more!

Participants Will Receive

  • A complete syllabus of all course materials
  • The HACP Applicant Handbook which contains detailed information about the certification and attendant policies in PDF format

Continuing Education Credit

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality.
Participants should check with their respective professional body to determine eligibility to use CEU's towards licensure requirements.