CP-C Recertification

CP-C Recertification

For complete recertification guidance, click here: CP-C Recert Guidelines or contact us at help@ibsc.org

Detailed Content Outline or Exam Blueprint

  1. Continuing Education (CE) should have a clear and direct application to the practice of medicine in the area of specialty.
  2. The Detailed Content Outline or exam blueprint is what the item writers follow when creating examination questions. This document can be found at: CP-C Blueprint

The purpose for these recertification options is to ensure the certificant maintains competency and compliance with the domains listed on the Detailed Content Outline for the certification. Retaking the exam and or providing approved continuing education hours ensures compliance and continued competency are met.

Review Material/Item Writing References

  • Community Health Paramedicine First Edition, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Wilkinson and Treas Skills Checklists on Physical Assessment through the Lifespan
  • Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 10th Edition
  • Community/Public Health Nursing - 6th Edition - Elsevier
  • Advanced Medical Life Support 3rd Edition
  • Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) 2nd Edition

Item Writing

  • Item writing for professional usage such as a publication is acceptable for CP-C® Renewal.
  • Item writing for professional examinations such as the CP-C® FP-C®/ CCP-C®, CFRN® is acceptable for Renewal.
  • Each item will be considered 0.5 contact hours and will apply to either CLINICAL or OPERATIONAL dependent upon content
For additional information please review the Frequently Asked Questions or contact us at help@ibsc.org