IAHSS International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety
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The Certified Healthcare Protection Administrators (CHPA) exam is administered by the Commission to those individuals successfully qualifying for the exam. Qualified candidates who apply and are accepted into the credentialing program will be at the Graduate level. The list of study materials is provided AFTER Graduate level is achieved, this is to insure the correct materials are studied.  Once this level is achieved each candidate has twelve months (12) in which to successfully pass the certification exam.

CHPA Guidelines

CHPA Proctor Form

If it is necessary to change the online examination date, notification must be received 10 days prior to the scheduled date. Otherwise a $50 change fee will be required.  If necessary to cancel the online examination date, notification must be received 24 hours in advance of the regularly scheduled date. 

Graduate level qualifiers must successfully pass the written CHPA examination covering current reference materials. Qualified candidates may prepare for the exam by utilizing the study exam provided and the references listed. If you fail to pass, the fee for retest is $100.00.

The CHPA Examination is administered at IAHSS seminars, the annual meeting or online and must be arranged in advance. All examinations require an approved proctor. There is a nonrefundable application fee of $400.00 that includes the examination itself. CHPA's must renew their certifications every three years.

Life CHPA information located in the members only section.