The Certified Pain Educator examination is administered year round and open to all qualified candidates.

Take the CPE Exam at a Testing Center

The CPE Examination will be administered at Testing Centers throughout the United States.

The CPE examination is open to all qualified candidates. Please note that the verification process for completed applications (containing all required documentation) will take up to 2 weeks.

Fee Schedule

The costs involved in applying for and taking the CPE Examination are as follows:

  • $50 Application Fee (nonrefundable)
  • $350 Examination Fee

Please note that you must be a current member of the ASPE to sit for the exam as well as to maintain the credential, if earned.

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Gain recognition for your knowledge, experience, & expertise as a pain educator. The CPE exam is administered year round and open to all qualified candidates

New CPEs

Daniel Abazia, PharmD, CPE
Lauren Lawler, PharmD, CPE
Ashley Hasulak, RPh, CPE