Certified Professional in Patient SafetyTM credential (CPPS) is earned by professionals who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency in the core standards of patient safety. This credential is awarded through a thorough examination covering five patient safety domains:
- Patient Safety Risks and Solutions
- Measuring and Improving Performance
- Systems Thinking and Design / Human Factors
More than 3,000 professionals have earned the CPPS credential, representing all 50 US states and 20 countries.
NEW! The IHI CPPS™ Scholarship Program for Nurses: Advancing Equity in Safety Certification
Through the generous support of Medtronic, in recognition of the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, sixty scholarships for Black nurses, Indigenous nurses, and nurses of color are now available for the CPPS credentialing program. Each scholarship will include access to the online CPPS review course, the CPPS practice exam, and the CPPS credentialing exam.
IHI is now accepting applications for this scholarship!
Deadline for application submission is
October 30 at 11:59 PM ET. All scholarship decisions will be communicated by
December 15. Scholarship recipients will have through June 15, 2021 to sit for the CPPS certification exam.