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Welcome to the IBSC and BCCTPC

The International Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC) and the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC) are not-for-profit organizations responsible for the administration and development of specialty certification exams for critical care professionals. The mission of the IBSC and the BCCTPC is to improve quality of care in all aspects of specialty EMS care across a wide variety of applications by providing a portfolio of certification exams that are an objective, fair, and honest validation of specialty knowledge to paramedics and other allied health providers are called upon to perform critical care transport. Exams are developed that are responsive to the needs of the paramedic community. The BCCTPC is a subsidiary of the International Board of Specialty Certification.

Current IBSC and BCCTPC Certifications

  • Certified Community Paramedic (CP-C)
  • Certified Critical Care Paramedic (CCP-C)
  • Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C)
  • Certified Medical Transportation Safety Professional (MTSP-C)
  • Certified Tactical Paramedic (TP-C)
  • Certified Tactical Responder (TR-C)
  • Certified Designated Infection Control Officer (DICO-C)

IBSC Important Dates

2021 Holiday Hours

Fri, 01 Jan 2021

The IBSC Office will be closed on the following days: Good Friday 4/2, Memorial Day 5/31, Independence Day 7/4-5, Labor Day 9/6, Veteran's Day 11/11, Thanksgiving 11/25-26, Christmas & New Year 12/24-1/2

2019 IBSC Annual Report

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

The 2019 Annual Report is now available.   Read More

New CP-C Recert Guidelines released

Fri, 04 Oct 2019

CP-C Recertification by CE now available   Read More

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