We welcome you to this central resource of information about our organization, the Patient Advocate Certification Board (PACB). We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on development and maintenance of certification for the profession of patient advocacy.

Find here the information you need about qualifying, and earning, the BCPA (Board Certified Patient Advocate) credential.


Read the Latest Certification News

We’ll keep you current on planning, exam dates, and your opportunity to participate in the process.
Link to Certification News

The Certification Exam

Find links to the Competencies and Ethics materials, dates, and study materials as they become available.

Link to the Certification Exam Information

Decisions & Documents

Attribution and links to all decisions and Documents

Link to Decisions & Documents

Meet our Board Members

Who is making the decisions about certification? 

Meet our Board Members

Q&A / FAQs about Certification

Answers to your questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Thank You!

We appreciate the efforts of many in the development of this certification.
Thank You!

Task Forces

Calls for support, and how the work gets done.

Task Forces

Legal Information

Your use of this website.

Legal Information