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Home » HTN Specialist » Certifications » HTN Physician Specialists Certification » HTN Specialists Exam Study Options

Assessment tools and study options for preparing to take the ASH Specialist in Clinical Hypertension Examination include the following:

  • Refer to "2016 Qualifying Examination for Specialists in Clinical Hypertension" – Click here for Handbook for Candidates – see section entitled (1) Content Outline, and (2) Sample Examination Questions
  • Refer to the "Suggested Study Topics for the Hypertension Specialist Certification Exam", click here. This Study Topics document is an outline of current clinical hypertension literature, and consists of (a) hypertension textbooks (b) links to clinical practice guidelines and statements, and (c) a list of significant randomized clinical trials that serve as the basis for current practice recommendations.
  • Take the Practice Examination, a 60 question computerized test simulating the actual examination. The practice examination covers the five content areas of the examination. For more information, please click here.
  • Review topics presented in the ASH Hypertension Self-Assessment Guide, a state-of-the-art review of hypertension written by over 40 recognized leaders in the field of hypertension, published in JASH, an ASH Member benefit. Thirty chapters cover topics in Basic Science, Diagnostic Evaluation, Secondary Hypertension, and Treatment and Special Conditions. Each chapter contains questions that provide a critical assessment of the reader's knowledge. CME credit is available for the successful completion of each chapter. For more information, please click here.
  • Register and participate in continuing education activities relating to hypertension and cardiovascular disease, e.g. ASH Annual Scientific Meeting, and other activities posted on the ASH Website and elsewhere.