CPPS Content Outline

​​​​​​​​​​​​There are three types of questions on the exam:

  • ​Recall: The ability to recall or recognize specific information
  • Application: The ability to comprehend, relate, or apply knowledge to new or changing situations
  • Analysis: The ability to analyze and synthesize information, determine solutions, and/or evaluate the usefulness of a solution​
Only a small percentage of the exam questions are categorized as recall. The rest are divided between application and analysis.


​To download a PDF of the revised content outline effective November 1, 2019, click here​.