certified.300According to the National Patient Safety Foundation, 1,000 healthcare professionals have now obtained the credential of Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS). This group is made up of nurses, pharmacists, physicians and other healthcare professionals who have passed the CPPS examination, the only evidence-based, multidisciplinary exam used to affirm competency in patient safety.

The CPPS credential, which was introduced during Patient Safety Awareness Week 2012, was developed to establish patient safety competency standards and elevate the professional stature of those who meet knowledge requirements in safety science and the practice of safe care.

To learn more about the Certified Professional in Patient Safety credential, click here.