Terri Peterson-Henry, DO with Sanford Health in Sioux Falls specializes in palliative and hospice care. Dr. Peterson-Henry was recently recertified by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB). To achieve recertification, Dr. Peterson-Henry met practice hour and continuing medical education requirements, and passed a secure examination meant to assess knowledge and competence across several areas of hospice practice.
Hospice practice includes patient care, medication management, performance improvement, engagement in interdisciplinary group (IDG) activities, and much more. Professional certification affirms a knowledge and experience base for hospice physicians to display commitment to their career, dedication to patient and family care, and the sustainability of the hospice organization and industry. HMDC designation is granted for six years and is renewed through continued validation of knowledge and re-assessment.
The 2022 initial application is now open. To learn more about the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board, view the exam handbook, apply for on-line certification, or schedule an exam visit their website today.
Additional Details and Deadlines:
2022 Initial Certification Cycle
Application Opens: January 11, 2022
Early Bird Deadline (save $250 in late fees): March 22, 2022
Application Closes: April 26, 2022
Testing Window: May 16 – June 10, 2022
Expected Results Release: 7-8 weeks after the close of the exam window
2022 Continuing Certification Program (CCP) Certification Cycle
Application Opens: June 6, 2022
Early Bird Deadline (save $200 in late fees): August 5, 2022
Application Closes: August 26, 2022
Testing Window: September 20 – October 24, 2022
Expected Results Release: November 2022