Critical information for life sciences meeting professionals: MPI CMP Healthcare Training Manual

MPI and Publishing Concepts LLC present the first edition of the MPI Certified Meeting Professional Healthcare Subspecialty (CMP-HC) Exam training manual. This manual complements the first-ever preparatory course designed to prepare meeting and event professionals in the life sciences sector to sit for the CMP-HC exam.

Obtaining the CMP-HC designation is a sign that planners understand key topics in healthcare event management, including attendee tracking, data capture, and the reporting of medical meeting spending.


The manual features sections on business rationale, planning, risk management, implementation and audit, and key terminology. Section quizzes help users evaluate their knowledge before taking the CMP-HC exam.


Executive editor Pat Schaumann, CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC, is principal instructor of the HMCC program and MPI’s director of professional development, healthcare sector. More than 25 meeting professionals representing segments such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biologics, biopharma, clinical research, hotels, destination management, exhibit management, and third party meeting planning have taken time out to contribute their knowledge and experience to the CMP-HC Training Workbook.

“In order to obtain the CMP-HC designation, life science meeting professionals are required to understand myriad topics such as attendee tracking, data capture, and how to report information.

This manual provides the information and tools to help professionals develop this knowledge.”
Paul Van Deventer
President and CEO
Meeting Professionals International

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ISBN 13: 978-1-933635-23-1
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