The Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC), the leading provider of certification programs for hospice and palliative care professionals, has selected PSI as its full-service testing provider for certification program examination services.
With an established 22-year partnership with HPCC, PSI will continue to provide full administration, maintenance, and development of the current certification examinations for the six levels of hospice and palliative care professionals through PSI’s platform PSI Dimensions™. HPCC candidates will also experience enhanced support features including a toll-free phone line dedicated to HPCC and their candidates. HPCC also recognizes the growing emergence of online proctoring and has added live online proctoring as an additional delivery channel for their programs in this new agreement.
PSI offers the industry’s most robust multi-modal exam delivery system with proven success delivering certification examinations worldwide. In addition to an extensive test center network, PSI’s multiple testing modalities meet a wide range of testing needs, including local event testing, performance-based testing, and multiple online proctoring modalities. A longtime leader in the design and delivery of online proctoring solutions, PSI continues to innovate for both low and high stakes testing globally. PSI Bridge™ provides online proctoring with customizable test security, lock-down browser capabilities, candidate identity authentication, reporting, and analytics.
“HPCC began working with PSI in 1998 and is pleased to continue its 22-year partnership, says Annette Parry Bush, HPCC Director of Credentialing. “Together, we have grown and look forward to continuing with PSI’s innovation for automated item generation and solutions for test delivery, including remote proctoring and Linear on the Fly Testing (LOFT). HPCC is looking to the future with PSI’s Talent Assessment and Emotional Intelligence Profiling solution, which will assist HPCC with attracting and retaining certified personnel in hospice and palliative care.”
PSI Services LLC (PSI) is a global workforce solutions provider that designs robust solutions for clients by blending best-in-class assessment content, leading-edge technology, and deep consulting expertise across the entire career life cycle. PSI has over 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to a wide variety of customers across public and private sector industries, ranging from small businesses to global enterprises, leading academic institutions, and government organizations. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery and results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, distance learning testing, and other specialized services. Through work with over 2,000 experts across 160 countries, PSI exists to empower people in their careers and drive organizational success.
About Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC)
HPCC is the only organization that offers specialty certification to hospice and palliative nurses. Over 14,500 healthcare professionals hold HPCC credentials that establish a professional commitment to safe, ethical, and evidence-based care. HPCC currently offers six hospice and palliative certification exams for advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, pediatric palliative nurses, nursing assistants, practical/vocational nurses, and certified perinatal loss care professionals, and maintains the certified hospice and palliative care administrator credential. Both the ACHPN for advanced practice nurses and the CHPN for registered nurses are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC).
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