HMDCB offers several resources that assist applicants with their preparation for the exam, as well as certificants with post-certification promotion and administration.


Preparation Resources

Candidate Handbook

Content Blueprint

Resources for Exam Preparation

Organizations that Provide Materials which May Aid Preparation

Application Resources

Attestation Form

Documentation of Disability-Related Needs

Request for Special Accommodations


Post-Certification Resources

Certificate Reorder Form

Sample Press Release for New Certificants 

Sample Press Release for Recertified Certificants 

Find an HMDC Directory

HMDCB Media Toolkit to Enhance Certification Awareness

“Preparation for the HMDCB examination allowed me to expand my knowledge and clinical skills in the hospice and palliative care setting.”

Mark Grzeskowiak, MD HMDC
Vice President of Medical Services, JourneyCare