Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Exam - CHPN

Find resources to prepare for the CHPN exam, with certification informatin, CHPN study guides, CHPN practice tests, courses and more. To become certified to work with patients with life-limiting illness and their families, a nurse will have to take the CHPN exam. The CHPN exam is administered by the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses. For more information, see Tests.com's CHPN Test Guide.

 
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CHPN Practice Test
CHPN Practice Test
Location Type: Online

Organization: Tests.com
Address: USA
Tests.com
A 300 question practice test to help you prepare for the Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing exam. Use the TestSim platform to simulate the actual test; it comes with an ebook version of the test, with online flashcards. $39.95
Free CHPN Practice Test
Free CHPN Practice Test
Location Type: Online

Organization: Tests.com
Address: USA
Tests.com
Take this free practice test to see how prepared you are for the Hospice and Palliative Nurse certification exam. Free
CHPN Certification
CHPN Certification

Organization: National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses
Address: USA
National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses
The NBCHPN is the organization that certifies nurses in hospice and palliative care.


CHPN Practice Test

Quality starts with...
...who wrote the material.
Our practice exam writers:
Melissa Robinson, Ph.D., RN, CHPN
, is an associate professor of nursing at Linfield College and on staff at the Providence Hospice in Oregon, where she works in long term care facilities, as well as in hospital and home settings. Melissa has been a CHPN for over thirteen years. She is widely published on the subject of distance learning and earned her doctorate in nursing education from Capella University.


Laurl Matey, MSN, RN, CHPN
, is an Oncology Nursing Specialist with the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University in the College of Nursing and Healthcare. She is a peer content reviewer for the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing and for the Asian Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing. Laurl earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Pittsburgh.


Mary Spicketts, RN, CHPN, MSN
, is the Director of Education and Research at the Hospice of Michigan. She has been a CHPN and CHPPN for over 10 years. Mary has helped develop MSN level course curriculum for Western Governors University and has participated in two exam writing workshops with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.


Sue Montgomery, RN, CHPN
, is a registered nurse and professional medical writer with over 28 years of nursing experience. She worked for 14 years as a CHPN at one of the nation's largest hospices in Florida. Sue has been published in the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s national magazine, Insights.
The actual CHPN exam consists of 150 multiple choice questions over seven domains of practice for the care of adult patients and families.

  1. Patient Care: Life-Limiting Conditions in Adult Patients
  2. Patient Care: Pain Management
  3. Patient Care: Symptom Management
  4. Care of Patient and Family
  5. Education and Advocacy
  6. Interdiscipl./Collab. Practice
  7. Professional Issues

Only 135 questions are scored. Fifteen of the questions are trial items being considered for future exams. Three hours are given to complete the exam.