Program Recognition Award

IBSC is proud to recognize bases and companies that are 100% Community Paramedic, Critical Care Paramedic, Flight Paramedic, Wilderness Paramedic, Tactical Paramedic, or Tactical Responder Certified! Please review the following information to see if you qualify.

Benefits of Flight or Critical Care Paramedic Certification:

  • Encourages professional development for flight, critical care, wilderness and/or tactical paramedics
  • Elevates program staffing standards
  • Flight, Critical Care, Wilderness and Tactical Paramedic Exams provide validation of flight, critical care, wilderness and/or tactical paramedic expertise, and assures the general public that the paramedic is competent and current.
  • CAMTS compliance. The Eleventh Edition of the CAMTS Accreditation Standards states that FP-C or CCP-C certification is required for paramedics who conduct critical care transports and have been employed for more than 2 years.


To qualify, all flight, critical care, wilderness or tactical paramedics on staff must have their current FP-C, CCP-C, WP-C, or TP-C credential.

To show proof of compliance, please send information to For additional questions, please contact


Qualifying company/base will receive a:

The Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C), Critical Care Paramedic Certification (CCP-C), Wilderness Paramedic Certification (WP-C), and the Tactical Paramedic Certification (TP-C) are valid for four years and may be renewed by CE or retesting. The FP-C, CCP-C, WP-C, and TP-C Exams can be taken electronically at designated testing centers, remotely proctored through testing center, or manually at an Exam host site. Candidates must hold a current unrestricted paramedic license in the state or country of practice, and have significant experience working in an air transport, critical care, remote and austere, or tactical environments.

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