Exam Preparation

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Flight Paramedic Exam Preparation (FP-C®)

FP-C® Content Outline

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Critical Care Exam Preparation (CCP-C®)

CCP-C® Content Outline

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Community Paramedic Exam Preparation (CP-C®)

CP-C® Content Outline

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Tactical Paramedic Exam Preparation (TP-C®)

TP-C® Content Outline

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Review Content Outline

BCCTPC recommends that you become familiar with the topics on the exam by reviewing the exam content outline.
  • FP-C® Exam Content Outline
  • CCP-C® Exam Content Outline
  • CP-C® Exam Content Outline
  • TP-C® Exam Content Outline

Recommended Texts for Exam Preparation

  • Air and Surface Patient Transport: Principles and Practice Holleran,Renee Semonin. (2009) (4th ed.) St. Louis: Mosby
  • CAMTS Accreditation Standards (10th ed.)
  • Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum (3rd ed.). Published by ASTNA in collaboration with the IAFCCP. Available at iBooks and Kindle.
  • Critical Care Transport Pollak, A.(Ed.). (2011). Massachusetts: Jones & Bartlett
  • Critical Care Paramedic Exam Review by the International Association of Flight and Critical Care Paramedics available here.
  • Flight Paramedic Certification: A Comprehensive Study Guide by Kyle Faudree available at the IAMED Store
  • Manual of Emergency Airway Management (4th ed.) 2012 by Ron Walls and Michel Murphy

Recommended Texts for CP-C® Exam Preparation

  • Wilkinsin and Treas Skills Checklists on Physical Assessment through the Lifespan.
  • Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 10th Edition.
  • Community/Public Health Nursing

Community Paramedic Education Requirement

To be eligible for examination, the Candidate must submit proof of learning in the Community Paramedic domain and/or the completed verification by the the medical director or the medical director's designee verifying knowledge and understanding of the Community Paramedic role and scope in the community in which they operate.

Click here for a fillable PDF CP Verification Form.

Click here for a list of CP-C programs.

Watch AMP's video

Watch this short video from AMP about what to expect on the day of your exam.

Testing Center Locations

All exam candidates should register at least two weeks prior to anticipated test date. Testing appointments are not made at the time of registration.
  • CCP-C® Exam Testing Centers world-wide, please click here.
  • CP-C® Exam Testing Centers world-wide, please click here.
  • FP-C® Exam Testing Centers world-wide, please click here.
  • TP-C® Exam Testing Centers world-wide, please click here.

Fees and Exam Administration

  • Paper/pencil format is administered at national conferences and host sites
  • Exam results are mailed within 4 to 6 weeks
  • Computer-based testing is available in all 50 states and various international locations
  • Exam results are available immediately after testing

EXAM FEES

FP-C® and CCP-C® Exam Fees

Paper/Pencil
  • $175 (IAFCCP members)
  • $275 (non-IAFCCP members)
CE Renewal
  • $175 (IAFCCP members)
  • $275 (non-IAFCCP members)
  • $125 processing fee applies to all renewals received less than 45 days from expiration date.
Computer-Based
  • $235 (IAFCCP members)
  • $335 (non-IAFCCP members)
  • $335 (International WEB-based, IAFCCP members)
  • $435 (International WEB-based, non-IAFCCP members)

CP-C® Exam Fees

Paper/Pencil
  • $275
Computer-Based
  • $125 processing fee applies to all renewals received less than 45 days from expiration date.
  • $335
  • $435 (International WEB-based)

TP-C® Exam Fees

Paper/Pencil
  • $275
Computer-Based
  • $125 processing fee applies to all renewals received less than 45 days from expiration date.
  • $335
  • $435 (International WEB-based)
CE Renewal
  • $275 (non-IAFCCP members)
  • $125 processing fee applies to all renewals less than 45 days from expiration date.

Click here for IAFCCP Membership

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