Recertification

PBMT Recertification

Please note that the recertification application will open on December 2, 2019 and closes at 11:59 pm PT on February 17, 2020

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 17 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

All recertification applicants are required to submit the $100 non-refundable 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=8 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.

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

Click Here to Submit Your PBMT Recertification

Recertification Filing Deadline

All Certified Perioperative Blood Management Technologists (CPBMT) must electronically file their recertification application no later than February 17, 2020, or they must submit the required $50 late fee.

PBMS Recertification

All Certified Patient Blood Management Specialists (CPBMS) must complete the recertification process every two years. Recertification is intended to declare to the public that the CPBMS continues to meet standards of current knowledge in the field through continuing education and clinical activity.  The Recertification Application for all current CPBMSs opens on December 2, 2019 must be submitted by February 17, 2020. Moving forward, all CPBMSs will need to recertify every 2 years.

PBMS Recertification Requirements:

  1. Completed online recertification application
  2. Answer all four short answer prompts in application
  3. $100 Application Fee

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

  1. Personal Information
  2. Employer Information
  3. Facility Information and Confirming Individual Information
  4. Documentation of 10 Continuing Education Credits

Step 2: Submit Payment

All recertification applicants are required to submit the $100 non-refundable 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=49 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 3: IBBM Verifies Information

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

Click Here to Submit Your PBMS Recertification

Recertification Filing Deadline

All Certified Patient Blood Management Specialists (CPBMS) must electronically file their recertification application no later than February 17, 2020, or they must submit the required $50 late fee.