Tuesday, September 7, 2010

ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional Certification Exam

Have you heard of the ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional Certification Exam? Have you heard of the ISMPP? Let's start with the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). This is a non-profit organization for medical publishing professionals. They offer a certification exam and you can learn about that exam by visiting:


The ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional Certification Exam

APPLY NOW: Log on to www.ismpp.org for details.
At this time, scrutiny surrounding the conduct of company-sponsored clinical trials and data reporting are at its height. The Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) credential provides an important avenue of support for integrity, transparency, and accuracy in medical publications, based on passing a rigorously developed 150-question, 3-hour multiple-choice examination.

The goals of the credential are to:
• Provide a respected professional credential for medical publication professionals
• Support and drive defensible best practices
• Enhance credibility for medical publishing, especially pharmaceutical-sponsored publications

Those who hold the credential have demonstrated that they:
• Possess a recognized knowledge base, skill set, and abilities that are both identifiable and measurable
• Agree to uphold the highest levels of scientific and professional integrity in medical publications
• Are recognized as certified in the field by a broad number of stakeholders
• Hold a demonstrated and defined commitment to the profession

The tangible benefits of the CMPP certification include:
• Professional / personal recognition
• Assist hiring and promotion decisions
• Support service provider selection
• Inspire confidence and leadership capabilities

About the exam:
• The next testing window: Sept 1-30, 2009
• Application deadline: On or before July 18, 2009
• Late deadline: July 19, 2009-July 31, 2009

ISMPP would like to recognize and thank our corporate supporters of the credentialing program

Abbott; Advogent; Amgen; AstraZeneca; Axis Healthcare Communications; Centocor; Complete Healthcare Communications; Embryon; KnowledgePoint 360; MedErgy; Merck; Parexel MedCom; sanofi-aventis

For more information about the exam, please log on to www.ismpp.org or contact Kim Pepitone, Director of Credentialing and Professional Development, at 908.419.0753 or kpepitone@ismpp.org. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kim Goldin at kgoldin@ismpp.org.

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