Recertification

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**Please note that recertification will open on December 1, 2018. The recertification application will close at 11:59 pm PT on February 15, 2019.**

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 Application includes the following information:

  1. Personal Information
  2. Employer Information
  3. Facility Information and Confirming Individual Information
  4. 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
  5. 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.
  6. Non-refundable $100.00 fee (paid through the AmSECT website)

Step 2: 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.

Recertification Filing Deadline

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