Prepare for the Healthcare Ethics Consultant-Certified Examination 

In preparation for the HEC-C, the following may be helpful to candidates.

HEC-C Candidate Handbook

The HEC-C examination candidate handbook contains the information you will need to apply for the HEC-C examination as well as the policies and procedures governing the program. Candidates are strongly encouraged to review this information prior to applying for the examination. Information in this handbook may be time sensitive and subject to change. 

Download the HEC-C candidate handbook

Study Resources

The Commission does not sponsor or endorse any materials or programs for HEC-C certification examination preparation. Candidates are strongly encouraged to review the content outline with knowledge statements to determine the best study method based on their individual knowledge and learning style and identified gaps in knowledge. The core references may be helpful in preparing for the examination.

Sample Questions

Review a set of sample questions, designed to give you a clearer idea of what to expect on examination day. These questions were developed by ASBH volunteers, not item writers for the HEC-C Examination, and are provided as a sample of the question type and structure that you will encounter on the test.


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