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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

HL7 FHIR Proficiency Exam

Take the HL7 FHIR Proficiency Exam and get acknowledged by HL7 to be:


Prove your proficiency with the HL7 STU3 FHIR Specification.  Become identified as an individual with FHIR proficiency.  Employers, vendors and providers, help HL7 to influence the quality of the FHIR workforce.

Note: This is Proficiency exam rather than  a professional implementation credential.  HL7 is in the planning stages of a full professional certification

Competencies Tested

It's about breadth rather than depth:

  • FHIR fundamentals
  • Resource Concepts                                                        
  • Exchange Mechanisms (includes RESTful API)     
  • Conformance and Implementation Guidance     
  • Terminology
  • Representing healthcare concepts using FHIR resources
  • Safety and Security
  • The FHIR Maintenance Process
  • FHIR licensing and IP      

Do you want to be part of the pilot?

The test is currently being piloted, and is currently available for a limited time to a limited number of individuals.  Space is very limited, so get it fast.

  • Help HL7 improve the test
  • Be one of the first to be certified
Registration and logistics

Pilot Test: What to Expect

  • Online   at test centers, or remote.
  • Closed book
  • 2 hours to complete 50 questions
  • Multiple choice, multi-select, and true/false.
  • No penalty for guessing.
  • Passing score (for the pilot) 70%
  • Cost $20 for members, $40 for non-members (for the pilot only).

How to prepare

Obtain HL7 FHIR Proficiency Study Package

Study FHIR STU3!

This test was made possible by:
Grahame Grieve
Brett Marquard
Brian Postlethwaite
Bryn Rhodes
David Hay
Ewout Kramer
Eric Haas
Virginia Lorenzi
James Agnew
Josh Mandel
Lloyd McKenzie
Rob Hausam
Simone Heckmann
Viet Nguyen
Mel Grieve


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