CPPS CE Credits

There are many convenient ways to obtain credits toward your CPPS recertification. The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety has pre-approved the programs listed here.

Offer CPPS CE Credits for Your ​educational Activity

If you are a provider interested in offering CPPS continuing education (CE) for your educational activity, we invite you to apply for approval by filling out the CPPS CE Approval Application below. Applications should be submitted at least six weeks prior to the activity date. 

​Pre-Approved CPPS CE Credit Activities​​

Safer Together: A National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety

Free CPPS CE opportunity: read the National Action Plan and complete the Self-Assessment in your organization to earn up to 4 CPPS CE hours. After completing this activity learners will be able to:

  • ​Evaluate safety as a demonstrated core value within your organization
  • Assess capabilities and resources to advance patient and workforce safety within your organization
  • Select actionable recommendations to implement that improve safety within your organization​

CPPS CE Credit: Up to 4.0

Medication Safety Certificate Program

This self-paced, online professional certificate provides learners with a solid foundation in medication safety. The curriculum includes the principles of safe medication use processes, including the safe use of technology; culture of safety; risk identification and reduction; and medication-related incident investigation. This certificate includes strategies for identifying opportunities for, and implementing, medication safety improvements, as well as other fundamentals for maintaining a medication safety program.

This product is an ASHP Learning Center activity developed in partnership with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP).

Activity Fee: $445.00/$545.00 member/non-member

CPPS CE Credit: 41.0

Just Culture Online Training for Managers​

The Just Culture Company 

On-demand, self-paced online learning for individuals seeking to understand the foundational principles of Just Culture and the manager's role in effecting a fair and accountable culture of learning and continuous improvement. The program includes 16 modules and a 25-question post-test.  

CPPS CE Credit: 4.0

CPPS Review Courses
(live, online, a​n​d webinar)

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement offers review courses to experienced patient safety professionals who plan to take the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) examination. This course can help participants prepare for the exam by reviewing domain content areas and test-taking strategies.

CPPS CE Credit: 6.0​

​​CBPPS believes that continuous knowledge and competency enhancement advances not only your career, but also your organization and patient safety as a whole.

Be sure to retain a copy of your CE activity completion certificate for your CPPS recertification records!​