The HIT Pro TM Exams
There are six separate HIT Pro™ exams, each of which pertains to a specific HIT workforce role instrumental in the process of achieving meaningful use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.
The six exams are:
- Clinician/Practitioner Consultant
- Implementation Manager
- Implementation Support Specialist
- Practice Workflow & Information Management Redesign Specialist
- Technical/Software Support Staff
The HIT Pro™ exams assess basic competency of individuals who are seeking to demonstrate proficiency in certain health IT workforce roles integral to the implementation and management of electronic health information. The HIT Pro™ exams assess the competency of health IT professionals to:
- Assess workflows
- Select hardware and software
- Work with vendors
- Install and test systems
- Diagnose IT problems
- Train practice staff on systems
Exam Duration, Composition, and Scoring
All HIT Pro™ exams consist of 125 multiple choice questions, with an exam duration time of 3 hours (180 minutes).
The current passing scaled score for all HIT Pro exams is 500 out of 600. A scaled score is a mathematical conversion of a raw score (number of questions answered correctly). The scaled score is determined by converting the number of questions answered correctly to a scaled score ranging from 300-600. Candidates need a minimum scaled score of 500 to pass a HIT Pro exam.
Exam blueprints and additional exam information can be found in the Candidate Guide.
Details on the exam development process can be found here.