Becoming EDAC Certified

Why become EDAC certified? 

*Spring EDAC Special*
Register for the EDAC exam by April 30, 2016 and receive two essential tools FREE! 
(1) An issue brief from our Perception of Cleanliness Toolbox
Research shows that cleanliness plays an important role in the perception of patient care and HCAHPS scores. This latest issue brief examines how to define and measure environmental cleanliness and explores how the built environment helps achieve "clean" goals. 
(2) A Practitioner's Guide to Evidence-Based Design
This book bridges the gap between theory and practice, and provides a practical reference guide for designing healthcare facilities better by implementing evidence-based design.

There are several reasons why healthcare professionals choose to become EDAC certified and take advantage of its many benefits. Not only will you be able to add the EDAC appelation next to your name and title, but you'll also be listed in a public directory for EDAC certified individuals and have access to tools, information, and opportunities for networking, learning, and development.

How to Prepare for the EDAC Exam

No prerequisites are required for sitting for the exam, but studying is necessary. During the two-hour exam, you will need to use your time wisely. It’s recommended to complete at least half of the answers in less than half of the time to ensure you’ll finish in time.

To get started, review the list of recommended sources in Appendix A of our Candidate Handbook.

  • Download the Sample EDAC Exam 
  • Download the Exam Content Outline
  • Register for the EDAC Exam
  • You can register online or via our paper application for the EDAC exam, which is managed by a third-party vendor, Castle Worldwide, Inc. 
  • The EDAC exam costs $355 (USD) at U.S. and Canada locations, and $420 (USD) at locations outside of the U.S. and Canada. Click here to find a testing location near you. When registering, enter your Advocate Firm, Affiliate/Affiliate+, Pebble or student discount code (if applicable), or email us to inquire.
  • EDAC exam FAQs found here.