Board For Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification



     About the BCCTPC

This certification process is focused on the knowledge level of accomplished, experienced paramedics currently associated with a Flight and/or Critical Care Transport Teams. The questions on the exam are based in sound paramedicine.  The candidate is expected to maintain a significant knowledge of current ACLS, PALS, NALS, & ITLS/PHTLS standards. This exam is not meant to test entry-level knowledge, but rather to test the experienced paramedic's skills and knowledge of critical care transport.  As you prepare for the exam, please consider there are a variety of mission profiles throughout the spectrum of transport medicine. Please remember this exam tests the candidates overall knowledge of the transport environment, not the specifics of one individual program. Your program not for example complete IABP transports,  but there may be questions related to these types of transports on the exam. You can see a full listing of the exam content on the content listing tab.



The BCCTPC® contracted with Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP), a leader in the industry in test validation and psychometric analysis. The methods used by AMP are consistent with professional and technical guidelines such as those detailed in the Standards for Educational and Psychological testing (1999) by the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, the National Council on Measurements in Education, which provide the research framework that is used as a basis for validity of certification.


The methodology used met the current professional and government standards to assure the defensibility of the exam, as well as meet or exceed the standards of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the National Organization for Competency Assurance (NOCA).


If you have questions concerning the board or the administration of the exam, please contact the board president at




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Board for Critical Care

Transport Paramedic Certification

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