You've Earned It. It's Time to Share It.

The pandemic reinforced the importance of quality and safety in healthcare. Those with a strong quality skillset, marked by the CPHQ as a centerpiece, are thriving. There is increased recognition for the CPHQ credential and the invaluable contributions those with the certification make within their organizations and communities.

Sharing the CPHQ credential raises your visibility among peers and your broader network, and it illustrates you have earned the only accredited certification in the healthcare quality.

Your Certificate and Pin

CPHQs can access a PDF copy of their certificate within their Credly account. More information on how to access this PDF can be found within the FAQ section below. Physical certificates with the gold-foil CPHQ seal and CPHQ pin can be ordered to show off the credential. Order today.

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Your Badge

If you have earned the CPHQ credential, you will receive an email notification from NAHQ with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

Haven't received your digital badge yet? Contact us.

What is Digital Badging?

NAHQ is committed to providing you with the resources necessary to achieve your professional goals, and we understand that communicating your professional value can be challenging. That is why we have partnered with Credly’s platform to provide you with a digital version of your credential. Digital badges can be used in email signatures or digital resumes, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. This digital image contains verified metadata that describes your qualifications and the process required to earn them.

 

Watch this brief video to learn more about the benefits of digital badges.

After the Exam FAQs

How do I print my CPHQ certificate?

After you recertify, you can claim your digital badge and print your certificate by logging into the Credly platform. Once you log into the platform, you will be prompted to accept the digital badge, if you have not already done so. You need to accept in order to get to the “Share your badge” section where you can print the certificate. Then lick on the printer icon and a PDF file will download for you to print

This short video walks you through the steps for printing your certificate.

I have a question about the Credly platform. Where can I find support?
  • You can find answers to frequently asked questions here.
Can I attach my badge to my email signature?
  • Yes, adding a hyperlinked badge image to your email signature is a great way to make sure your professional network is aware of your certifications, credentials and other badge-worthy recognition. Please visit the Credly website for instructions on adding your badge to your email signature.
Can I export badges issued through Credly’s platform to other badge-storing platforms?
  • Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Mozilla backpack.
Where and how can I share my badge through Credly’s platform?
What’s to keep someone else from copying my badge and using it?
  • While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on Credly’s platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.
Is there a fee to use Credly’s platform?
  • No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.
What if I don’t want my badge to be public?
  • You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Credly platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.
How will I know if I qualify to claim a badge?
  • If you have earned the CPHQ credential, you will receive an email notification from NAHQ with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

Credly FAQs

How do I print my CPHQ certificate?

After you recertify, you can claim your digital badge and print your certificate by logging into the Credly platform. Once you log into the platform, you will be prompted to accept the digital badge, if you have not already done so. You need to accept in order to get to the “Share your badge” section where you can print the certificate. Then lick on the printer icon and a PDF file will download for you to print

This short video walks you through the steps for printing your certificate.

I have a question about the Credly platform. Where can I find support?
  • You can find answers to frequently asked questions here.
Can I attach my badge to my email signature?
  • Yes, adding a hyperlinked badge image to your email signature is a great way to make sure your professional network is aware of your certifications, credentials and other badge-worthy recognition. Please visit the Credly website for instructions on adding your badge to your email signature.
Can I export badges issued through Credly’s platform to other badge-storing platforms?
  • Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Mozilla backpack.
Where and how can I share my badge through Credly’s platform?
What’s to keep someone else from copying my badge and using it?
  • While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on Credly’s platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.
Is there a fee to use Credly’s platform?
  • No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.
What if I don’t want my badge to be public?
  • You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Credly platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.
How will I know if I qualify to claim a badge?
  • If you have earned the CPHQ credential, you will receive an email notification from NAHQ with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.