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ASH

                        

ASH Specialists Program Inc.


Examination(s)
ASH Certified Hypertension Clinician Examination 
The Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension 
ASH Website
http://www.ash-us.org/

ASH Certified Hypertension Clinician Examination
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
12/21/2015 1/31/2016 - 2/13/2016
6/15/2016 7/31/2016 - 8/13/2016
Eligibility
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  1. Two years of direct patient care experience in hypertension is recommended.

  2. Candidates must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:
    NURSE PRACTITIONERS
    Currently is licensed or certified as a nurse practitioner in the United States.

    CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS
    Currently is licensed or certified as a clinical nurse specialist in the United States.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
    Currently is licensed or certified as a physician assistant in the United States.

    PHARMACISTS
    Currently is licensed as a pharmacist in the United States and has completed at least one year of residency (PGY-1) or equivalent patient care training, or three years of direct patient care practice experience (requires a signed attestation from current supervisor).

    PHYSICIANS
    Currently is licensed as a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) in the United States and has completed residency in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Gynecology.

  3. Complete and file the online application for the ASH Certified Hypertension Clinician Examination.

  4. Pay the required fee.
Fee(s)
ASH Members $350.00
Non-ASH Members $400.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

ASH Certified Hypertension Clinician Examination (ASH-CHC)

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for ASH Certified Hypertension Clinician Examination (ASH-CHC) and pay with a Credit Card. 

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION.

For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com

Click here to download the Handbook

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The Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
3/31/2016 Midnight EST 5/7/2016 - 5/25/2016
Eligibility
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
CANDIDATES FROM THE UNITED STATES & CANADA

By the application deadline, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  1. Be a currently licensed physician in the United States or Canada (Submit a copy of current license with application).
  2. Be certified by a relevant primary care board (American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or equivalent) (e.g., Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics, Obstetrics-Gynecology) [Submit documentation with application].
  3. Meet at least one (1) of the following:
    1. Certified by a relevant subspecialty board (ABMS or equivalent) (e.g., cardiovascular disease, nephrology, endocrinology) [Submit documentation of specialty standing or training with application].
    2. Current enrollment in an accredited relevant fellowship program (e.g., cardiovascular disease, nephrology, endocrinology) [Submit appropriate documentation with application].
    3. Demonstrate appropriate experience and practice activity in the management of complex hypertension problems (e.g., letter from Chief of Service or other recognized senior physician).
  4. Complete Attestation of Current Appointment Form by Chief of Department or Division.
  5. Complete and file an Application for the Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension.
  6. Pay the required fee.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS/
CANDIDATES FROM COUNTRIES OTHER THAN THE UNITED STATES & CANADA

By the application deadline, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Be a currently licensed physician (Submit a copy of current license with application).
  2. Be certified by a relevant national or U.S.primary board (American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or equivalent)     (e.g., Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics-Gynecology) [Submit documentation with application].
  3. Meet at least one (1) of the following:
    1. Certified by a relevant secondary national or U.S. subspecialty board (ABMS or equivalent) (e.g., cardiovascular disease, nephrology, endocrinology) [Submit documentation of specialty standing or training with application].
    2. Current enrollment in an accredited relevant national or U.S. fellowship program (e.g., cardiovascular disease, nephrology, endocrinology) [Submit appropriate documentation with application].
    3. Demonstrate appropriate experience and practice activity in the management of complex hypertension problems ( e.g., letter from Chief of Service or other recognized senior physician).
  4. Complete Attestation of Current Appointment Form by Chief of Department or Division.
  5. Complete and file an Application for the Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension.
  6. Pay the required fee.
Fee(s)
ASH Members $650.00
Non-ASH Members $800.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

The Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for The Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension (ASH - Specialists) and pay with a Credit Card. 

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

The Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension - Required Documentation Forms [Required Documentation Forms]

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION.

For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com

Click here to download the Handbook

(If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader,
click here for FREE download.

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Online Practice Test for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension
Application Deadline Examination Date  
N/A Available Now
Online Practice Test Details
WHAT IS IT
A practice test consisting of 60 questions with a testing time of 2 hours taken over the Internet

WHY TAKE IT
To experience taking a computerized exam, to review an example of the type of content included in the Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension, and to learn more about question format, style, and level of difficulty

SCORE REPORT
After completing the online practice test, you will receive an instant score report showing test performance in each of the content areas. The score report does not provide correct answers or indicate which questions were answered correctly and incorrectly. Once the practice test is scored, you cannot return to the test to review the questions

NOTE: Performance on the online practice test may differ from actual performance on the Qualifying Examination. Thus, there is no guarantee that taking this practice test will help you pass the Qualifying Examination. Participants may, however, find it helpful to review content in any areas of weakness indicated on the score reports prior to taking the Qualifying Examination.

CONTENT INCLUDED
  1. Basic Science
  2. Diagnostic Evaluation
  3. Secondary Hypertension
  4. Treatment
  5. Treatment Special Conditions
Fee(s)
Fee (by Credit card) $75.00
  (Starting April 1, 2016)
$80.00
How to Apply

Online Practice Test for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension

  Go to https://secure.ptcny.com/webtest/ to learn how to apply, pay, and take the practice test online  
             

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