CPHRM Preparation Resources


Become a Certified Professional in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM) and demonstrate your experience and expertise in health care risk management. The CPHRM is the profession's top certification and is a prerequisite for many of the best jobs in the field. In order to obtain this credential, you must pass the CPHRM exam.



Why should you become a CPHRM?



About the CPHRM Exam

Administered by the American Hospital Association Certification Center, the Certified Professional in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM) is the health care industry’s premier certification for the risk management profession. The American Hospital Association’s Certification Center determines eligibility requirements, exam content, testing procedures and other aspects of the certification, and oversees the examination process.

The American Hospital Association Certification Center contracts with PSI to administer the CPHRM exam. The exam is available online at PSI Assessment Centers.


How to Take the Exam

  • Register to take the CPHRM exam at a PSI Assessment Center.
  • Frequently asked questions for the CPHRM exam and CPHRM recertification.
  • Read the CPHRM Candidate Handbook for more details including:
    • Scheduling the exam
    • Rules for taking the exam
    • ID requirements for taking the exam
    • Passing and failing information
    • CPHRM renewal information

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CPHRM Exam Domains and Weight

The following domains and weight reflect the current version of the CPHRM Exam, which launched in January 2020.

  1. Clinical/Patient Safety: 25 items
  2. Risk Financing: 15 items
  3. Legal and Regulatory: 20 items
  4. Health Care Operations: 20 items
  5. Claims and Litigations: 20 items

Learn more abou how the CPHRM Exam Prep Course can help prepare you to become a CPHRM.

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Contact Information

To register for the exam, submit your application or confirm your registration, contact PSI at 1-888-519-9901 or info@goAMP.com.

For additional information about the CPHRM Certification Program, contact the AHA Certification Center at 312-422-3702, or certification@aha.org.

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CPHRM Certificants

Find the current, full list of Certified Professionals in Health Care Risk Management.

CPHRM Certificants