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, community, wilderness and/or tactical paramedics.
  • Elevates program staffing standards.
  • Flight, Critical Care, Community, Wilderness and Tactical Paramedic Certification provides validation of the certificant's knowledge, expertise, and experience; while assuring the general public the paramedic has met a defined level for competency and currency on the domain.


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

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


  • Recognition Plaques can be purchased through the IBSC Store.
    (12-plate and 24-plate plaques available)
  • Qualifying company/base will be listed on this website.

The Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C), Critical Care Paramedic Certification
(CCP-C), Community Paramedic Certification (CP-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, CP-C, WP-C, and TP-C Exams can be taken electronically at a designated testing center, remotely proctored through a 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 air transport, critical care, community medicine, remote and austere, or tactical environments.

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