Item Writers

Certification Exam Item Writers Needed!

Are you interested in helping ACHCA update the professional certification exams? Certified Nursing Home (CNHA) and Assisted Living (CALA) administrators with diverse experience in long term care and/or assisted living services are invited to apply to become item writers for the ACHCA professional certification exams. Click here for the application. For more information on ACHCA Item Writing, please contact

Item writers who participate in three (3) item writing activities in the preceding five (5) year certification period receive a waived recertification fee. This waiver only applies to fees as the certificants must still submit the recertification application and CE documentation.