2024 HPCC Examination Development Committees (EDC) and Situational Judgement Exercise (SJE) Committee Member

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Signup Deadline: 07-01-2024
Starts: 01-01-2025
Ends: 12-31-2027
Location: Online Opportunity


Please sign in using your HPCC Login to complete the application process. If any issues logging in, please contact info@hpna.org. 

Are you looking for professional development opportunities? The Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center is seeking individuals to serve on the ACHPN®, APHSW-C, CHPLN®, CHPN®, CHPNA®, and CHPPN® Exam Development Committees and the ACHPN® and CHPN® Situational Judgment Exercise Committees. 

  • Accept the obligation to perform the functions of the role and produce written examination or exercise items as specifically requested by the Board or EDC/SJE in addition to meetings.
    • Individuals will attend in-person or virtual committee meetings as scheduled. Dependent on the committee you are selected for, meetings will be yearly or biennially. 
    • HPCC will cover the cost of the travel arrangements.
    • Be available to participate in 2-4 telephone conferences annually.
    • Willingness to mentor item writing committee or write exam items varying on the needs of the exam.
    • Review 100 to 150 exam questions on exam form twice a year.
    • Be responsible for additional activities related to the certification exam, as assigned. 
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all exam/ exercise items and committee work, both during and after the time served on the committee.
  • Understand that you may not endorse or participate in review courses, publications, videos, or any other programs designed specifically to prepare individuals for the HPCC Certification Examination during the time of service and for two (2) years afterward.
  • Discouraged from service on other related National Boards or Committees during the term of service. Plans should be discussed with the EDC or SJE Chair before making a commitment that would coincide with the term of service.
  • Maintain accessibility to the Internet and email to complete EDC/SJE assignments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

HPCC recognizes the value of certification.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to communicate to their employers the time and travel commitments and responsibilities associated with the HPCC Examination Development Committee and/or Situational Judgement Exercise (SJE) Committee.


Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN)
Nursing Assistant (CHPNA)
Registered Nurse (CHPN)
Registered Nurse Pediatrics (CHPPN)

Volunteers Needed:

20 (20 open slots)

Experience Required:

Current HPCC Certification


Keisha Davidson
Hospice And Palliative Credentialing Center