Certified in Perinatal Loss Care 

Beginning January 1, 2022, the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center discontinued offering this certification by examination. Recertification of this credential will still be available using the Hospice and Palliative Accrual for Recertification (HPAR) process, as listed below. 

The Certified in Perinatal Loss Care (CPLC®) certification was designed for professionals in a healthcare role that provide to those experiencing perinatal loss.

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HPCC currently offers one option for recertification, by using a process known as the Hospice and Palliative Accrual for Recertification (HPAR). The HPAR process requires fulfilling practice hour requirements and the accumulation of 100 points of professional development activities over the preceding four years. Points can be accrued through continuing education, academic education, professional publications, professional presentations, precepting students, orienting staff, and volunteer service in professional organizations. Each area varies as to how the points are calculated and how many of the total points can be obtained by that method. For more information on recertification, visit the CPLC® Recertification page.  

Certification Verification Tool

This is a free resource created to assist those looking to verify a professional's HPCC certification status. Names of individuals currently certified by HPCC are available through the link below.

Certification Verification