Prepare for the Initial Certification Exam

To prepare of the initial exam, we recommend that candidates review the following resources: 

In addition, while HMDCB does not currently provide study materials, useful resources and study materials are available from other organizations such as:

HMDCB neither sponsors nor endorses review courses for the HMDCB examination.

“HMDCB certification provides a methodology that patients can compare providers by meeting benchmark standards of quality care. I’ve encouraged not only our staff providers to become HMDCB-certified, but also our fellows, to ensure uniform quality standards in this select group of clinicians.”

Reuben Smith MD JD FAAFP HMDC
Associate Medical Director
Community Hospice and Palliative Care
Jacksonville, FL