CPHQ Review and Preparation

CPHQ Prep Workgroup – NEW IN 2022!

After evaluating this workgroup when it ends in April, we are planning to offer a Summer/Fall workgroup, starting in August.
The FAHQ Professional Development Team (PDT) is launching virtual Workgroups, led by subject matter experts and providing participants with an interactive space to learn about best practices and content important to our FAHQ members.  One of these Workgroups will support healthcare quality professionals preparing for CPHQ Certification. The CPHQ Prep Workgroup is not a prep course but will provide exam candidates access to additional resources as they prepare.

The CPHQ Prep Workgroup will consist of five 1 1/2 hour sessions scheduled every other week over a ten-week period beginning February 17, 2021. Each session will be led by one or more CPHQ-certified moderators who will share their knowledge of the exam content outline, preparation tips, and effective use of additional resources.

Prior to each session, participants will be asked to submit questions on content to be covered.   See the schedule below for the due dates for submitting questions.  The moderators will address submitted questions and then open each session to additional questions and discussion with attendees.
Schedule for Winter/Spring CPHQ Prep Workgroup (all sessions are on a Thursday, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, EST).
  • Session A (February 17):  Introduction to exam, assessment of learning needs and test taking
    • No requirement to submit questions prior to session
  • Session B (March 3): Organizational Leadership
    • Submit questions on or before Friday, February 25
  • Session C (March 17): Performance and Process Improvement
    • Submit questions on or before Friday, March 11
  • Session D (March 31): Health Data Analytics
    • Submit questions on or before Friday, March 25
  • Session E (April 14): Patient Safety
    • Submit questions on or before Friday, April 8

Registration Now Closed.  Please contact the FAHQ CPHQ Team to be contacted when next Workgroup scheduled.

       FAHQ Members – Free
       Non-Members – $75.00

Not a member?  Go to FAHQ Member Benefits to learn more or JOIN NOW!

Questions? Contact FAHQ CPHQ Team 

Review Courses

The Oregon Association for Healthcare Quality, as part of the Healthcare Quality Collective, is offering a live virtual CPHQ Prep Course beginning April 28.  Instructor will be Susan Mellott, PhD, RN, CPHQ, CPPS, FNAHQ

Early bird registration for FAHQ members $175 (until April 1)
After April 1, FAHQ members can register for $275


The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) no longer licenses review course content to state quality associations, so FAHQ cannot directly offer a course to our membership.  However, NAHQ does have a wide variety of options for participating in one of their courses and access to other NAHQ products to aid in your preparation.

Direct link to information on the NAHQ Live-Virtual CPHQ Review Course.  Next course begins May 13, 2022.

To view other NAHQ resources for preparation, go to NAHQ CPHQ Preparation.

CPHQ Prep Mentoring (FAHQ Members Only)

FAHQ offers mentoring by a currently certified CPHQ to assist our members in their preparation for the examination.  The mentor/mentee relationship is established after an initial assessment of the FAHQ member’s study needs.  If you are already in a study group at your workplace or virtually, FAHQ will consider assigning a mentor to the group.

Please review the Mentorship Guidelines and Mentoring Agreement and  for a better understanding of requirements.  Then contact the FAHQ Professional Development Team to request a mentor for CPHQ Prep.

Contact FAHQ CPHQ Team for questions, additional information, or to suggest other ways your association can help our members in preparing for the certification exam.

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