CHHR Preparation Resources


The CHHR exam is administered by the American Hospital Association Certification Center (AHA-CC) and ASHHRA is your premier source to help you prepare for the exam. Explore the sections below for information, resources and tools designed to help guide your path to obtaining the CHHR professional designation.

Have exam preparation tips? Share them with ASHHRA at ashhra@aha.org or post it on ASHHRA Exchange!

CHHR Study Session
ASHHRA 54th Annual Conference & Exposition
Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:30 - 11:45 am ET
Increase your chances of passing the CHHR exam by joining an interactive study session, facilitated by current credentialed CHHR instructors. The study session will provide in-depth preparation for professionals preparing for the CHHR exam offered both during conference and throughout the year.

During the study session, participants will:

Additionally by participating in this study session attendees will receive an exam coupon for $150, a savings of over 50 percent of the regular exam fee. Please register early if you would like to take the exam as space is limited, priority placement is given to those that register for the CHHR study session.

Register for the study session and the 2018 ASHHRA Conference.


CHHR Scholarships
Applications for the Summer 2018 CHHR Exam Scholarship are now closed.

CHHR Self Assessment Examination (SAE)
The CHHR Self Assessment Examination (SAE) is an online study tool that parallels the CHHR exam in format, content and cognitive levels.
If you are already certified, complete the CHHR SAE for five (5) hours reportable toward CHHR Certification renewal requirements. Purchase the SAE
Development of the CHHR SAE was supported by

CHHR Examination Preparation Guide
The CHHR Examination Preparation Guide was designed by ASHHRA to assist the health care HR practitioner in preparing for the CHHR exam. This guide was created with the adult learner in mind.
Discounted pricing exclusively for ASHHRA members.

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Last Updated: Tue Jul 31 2018