Recertification

**Please note that the recertification application closed at 11:59 pm PT on February 15, 2019.** Any materials submitted after will incur a $50 late fee in addition to the $100 application fee.

All Certified Perioperative Blood Management Technicians (CPBMTs) must complete the recertification process on an annual basis. Recertification is intended to declare to the public that the CPBMT continues to meet standards of current knowledge in the field through continuing education and clinical activity.  The Recertification Application must be submitted by February 15 of the year following the activity period and with procedures completed during the previous year.

Recertification Application Process for the Certified Perioperative Blood Management Technologist

Step 1: Submit Application
The CPBMT Recertification Application includes the following information:

  1. Personal Information
  2. Employer Information
  3. Facility Information and Confirming Individual Information

PLEASE NOTE: you will need to be logged in to access the recertification application. Click here to log in. 

Step 2: Submit Case Report Form & Authorization for Release of Information and Case Verification Form to IBBM at ibbm@amsect.org.

  1. Clinical Activity Report: Forty (40) clinical cases utilizing cell saver technique performed during the previous year. This list must include the Hospital/Clinic, date, surgeon, procedure performed, Surgeon, Procedure Type, Adult/Pediatric.  Procedures must be specific (Total Hip Arthroplasty, Posterior Spinal Fusion, etc.). Procedure categories will not be accepted (Ortho, Vascular, Emergency, Heart, etc.).   Procedure Type must be Autotransfusion, Platelet Gel or Stem Cell. Download the Clinical Activity Report spreadsheet by clicking here. Please submit completed form to ibbm@amsect.org. 
  2. Authorization for Release of Information and Case Verification Form:  The top part of this form must be signed by the applicant.  The bottom part of the form must be completed and signed by the supervisor used on page one (1) of this application. Download the form by clicking here Please submit completed form to ibbm@amsect.org. 

Step 3: Submit Payment

As of February 15, 2019 all recertification applicants are required to submit the $150 non-refundable late recertification fee through the AmSECT website. Instructions for submitting the fee can be found below:

  1. Go to: http://www.amsect.org/p/pr/vi/prodid=13 to access our online store through the AmSECT website.
  2. Click add to cart
  3. Once the product is added to your cart, click checkout.
  4. Make sure to fill out any required contact information
  5. An invoice with payment information will appear on the screen
  6. Pay your recertification fee.

Step 4: IBBM Verifies Information

Upon receipt and verification of the application and supporting documentation, you will receive a letter and new CPBMT certificate.  This information will be sent via USPS mail.

Click here to begin your recertification application.

PLEASE NOTE: you will need to be logged in to access the recertification application. Click here to log in. 

Recertification Filing Deadline

All Certified Perioperative Blood Management Technologists (CPBMT) must electronically file their recertification application no later than February 15, 2019.