WASHINGTON, DC — The International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) has received five-year accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 for Personnel Certification Bodies.
Among just 29 other credentialing bodies in the world to receive ANSI accreditation, IBHRE received accreditation for its three certification examinations:
- Certification Examination for Competency in Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy for the Physician
- Certification Examination for Competency in Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy for the Allied Professional
- Certification Examination for Competency in Cardiac Electrophysiology for the Allied Professional
“IBHRE certificants are acknowledged by their peers as having acquired an extensive knowledge and understanding of cardiac rhythm device therapy and cardiac electrophysiology,” said Charles J. Love, MD, FHRS, FACC, FAHA, CCDS, President of the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners. “Achieving and maintaining this accreditation is part of our ongoing commitment to add value to the exam body and signify to our certificants, exam candidates and the medical community that the IBHRE certification programs adhere to the highest standards in credentialing.”
About the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners
Formerly known as NASPExAM®, IBHRE was founded in 1985 to raise the level of professionalism and academic credibility in cardiac pacing. Based in Washington, DC, the organization is an independent entity under the auspices of the Heart Rhythm Society. More than 7,000 individuals have taken IBHRE exam and earned certification by demonstrating their specific competence in cardiac rhythm device therapy and electrophysiology.
For More Information
To learn more visit the following websites:
International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners: http://www.ibhre.org
American National Standards Institute: https://www.ansica.org/wwwversion2/outside/Default.asp