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HPM PASS™ (the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician Assessment & Self Study Tool) 2nd Edition

Access previously purchased HPM PASS and HPM FAST products.

This updated online practice test is designed to simulate the board certification exam and help you assess your understanding of hospice and palliative medicine. Over 50% of the material is new or updated. It includes up to 150 test questions to evaluate your knowledge and uncover areas where additional review may be helpful. Users may receive CME.

  • Unleash the power of e-learning with this interactive practice test
  • Gain instant access to this easy-to-use tool from your desktop
  • Assess your knowledge with evidence-based questions and referenced discussion of the correct answer
  • Discover topics you need to further study and explore
  • Experience an online test first hand before sitting for the certification exam.

To purchase HPM PASS, visit the AAHPM store.


AAHPM also has created e-learning modules on important clinical topics, including prognostication, pediatrics and psychiatry and cognition. Learn more.


AAHPM endorses the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). All who are in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.* Disclosure documents were reviewed for potential conflicts of interest and, if identified, they were resolved prior to confirmation of participation. Only those who had no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their praticipation were involved in this activity.

(All editors, authors, reviewers and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships)

*A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. (Exclusions at the time of this writing included 501-C nonprofit organizations, government organizations, liability and health insurance providers, non-healthcare-related companies, group medical practices, and for-profit healthcare providers.)

Continuing Education Credit

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME for this educational activity will expire on December 31, 2013.

Note: AAHPM is not involved in developing the certification exam and has no specific knowledge of the actual questions that will be included on the exam. HPM PASS questions were developed after review of the exam outline with intent to emphasize concepts listed by ABIM.