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General Demographics

Figure 1: The following map highlights in blue the various countries where IBHRE recipients are located.

Map of Countries

IBHRE Recipient Countries

Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Egypt
England
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
Iceland
India
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Northern Ireland
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Scotland
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Thailand
Trinidad & Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United States
Vietnam
Wales
 

Figure 2: The chart includes numbers of current certifications, not individuals. Some persons have earned more than one IBHRE credential. It does not include the Japan administration of the CCDS exam. Those numbers can be found below.

Top 10 Countries

Figure 3: The bar chart illustrates the total number of certified physicians and allied professionals acquired each year. It also shows the distribution of domestic versus international certified professionals.

Fig 3
 

Figure 4: The pie chart divides the total number of certified physicians and allied professionals by classification.

Fig 3 IBHRE Certifieds
 

CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION FOR COMPETENCY IN CARDIAC RHYTHM DEVICE THERAPY FOR THE PHYSICIAN

The following table illustrates the pass rate for the exam in the past five years.

Pass/Fail – Physician Pacing

Date Total Examinees Pass Fail Pass Rate
2012 78 49 29 62.82%
2013 88 68 20 77.27%
2014 90 74 16 82.22%
2015 82 65 17 79.26%
2016 63 51 12 80.95%
Total* 494 378 116  
Average Pass Rate       76.51%

*These numbers do not take into account those that have gone through 1 or more recertification cycles. Exact number of individual certified professionals can be found in Figure 3.

 

CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION FOR COMPETENCY IN CARDIAC RHYTHM DEVICE THERAPY FOR THE ALLIED PROFESSIONAL

The following table illustrates the pass rate for the exam in the past five years.

Pass/Fail – Allied Professional Pacing

Date Total Examinees Pass Fail Pass Rate
2012 545 355 190 65.13%
2013 534 368 166 68.91%
2014 449 296 153 65.92%
2015 474 340 134 71.72%
2016 431 271 160 62.87%
Total* 3026 2025 1001  
Average Pass Rate       66.92%

*Does not include the Japan administration of the exam. This information can be found below. These numbers do not take into account those that have gone through 1 or more recertification cycles. Exact number of individual certified professionals can be found in Figure 3.

 

The following table illustrates the pass rate for the Japan administration of the exam.

Pass/Fail – Allied Professional Pacing (Japan)

Date Total Examinees Pass Fail Pass Rate
2013 298 134 164 44.96%
2014 279 135 144 48.38%
2015 310 116 194 37.40%
2016 325 138 187 42.46%
2017 731 408 323 55.81%
Total* 2709 1272 1473  
Average Pass Rate       54.49%

*These numbers do not take into account those that have gone through 1 or more recertification cycles. Exact number of individual certified professionals can be found in Figure 3.

 

CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION FOR COMPETENCY IN CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FOR THE PHYSICIAN

The following table illustrates the pass rate for the exam from the first year to the most recent year of administration.

Pass/Fail – Physician EP

Date Pediatric Registrants Pediatric Pass Adult Registrants Adult Pass Total Pass Rate
2012 15 15 43 35 86.20%
2013 21 20 23 20 90.9%
2014 14 14 16 12 86.60%
2015 20 19 20 17 90.0%
2016 14 14 19 15 87.9%
Total 99 97 154 126  
Average Pass Rate         88.14%
 

CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION FOR COMPETENCY IN CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FOR THE ALLIED PROFESSIONAL

The following table illustrates the pass rate for the exam in the past five years.

Pass/Fail – Allied Professional EP

Date Total Examinees Pass Fail Pass Rate
2013 196 156 40 79.59%
2014 196 161 35 82.14%
2015 224 171 53 76.33%
2016 218 168 50 77.06%
2017 216 171 45 79.16%
Total* 1423 1123 298  
Average Pass Rate       78.91%

*These numbers do not take into account those that have gone through 1 or more recertification cycles. Exact number of individual certified professionals can be found in Figure 3.

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