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CERTIFIED CARDIAC DEVICE SPECIALIST (CCDS) EXAM FOR THE PHYSICIAN

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

Pass/Fail 

Date Total Examinees Pass Fail Pass Rate
2017 70 55 15 78.57%
2018 75 56 19 74.66%
2019 65 51 14 78.46%
2020 50 45 5 90.00%
2021 47 38 9 80.85%
Total* 801 623 168  
Average Pass Rate       77.77%

*These numbers do not take into account those that have gone through 1 or more recertification cycles. 

 

CERTIFIED CARDIAC DEVICE SPECIALIST (CCDS) EXAM FOR THE ALLIED PROFESSIONAL

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

Pass/Fail

Date Total Examinees Pass Fail Pass Rate
2017 448 316 132 70.53%
2018 502 352 150 70.20%
2019 528 358 170 67.80%
2020 414 314 100 75.84%
2021 376 248 128 65.60%
Total* 5294 3613 1581  
Average Pass Rate       68.25%

*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. 

 

Certified Cardiac Device Specialist - Japan Device Representative (CCDS-JDR) Exam For the Allied Professional

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

Pass/Fail 

Date Total Examinees Pass Fail Pass Rate
2016 325 138 187 42.46%
2017 731 408 323 55.81%
2018 864 528 336 61.11%
January 2019 869 447 422 51.44%
July 2019 446 167 279 37.44%
January 2020 511 219 292 42.86%
July 2020 323 125 198 38.70%
Total* 7537 3847 396  
Average Pass Rate       50.96%

*These numbers do not take into account those that have gone through 1 or more recertification cycles. 

 

CERTIFIED ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY SPECIALIST - ADULT (CEPS-A) and CERTIFIED ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY SPECIALIST - PEDIATRIC (CEPS-P) EXAMS FOR THE PHYSICIAN 

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

Pass/Fail 

Date Pediatric Examinees Pediatric Pass Adult Examinees Adult Pass Total Pass Rate
2015 20 19 20 17 90.0%
2016 14 14 19 15 87.9%
2017 14 14 14 12 92.9%
2018 6 5 20 16 80.76%
2020 12 12 19 19 100%
Total  131 128 207 157  
Average Pass Rate         84.43%

 

CERTIFIED ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY SPECIALIST (CEPS) EXAM 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
2017 216 171 45 79.16%
2018 248 196 52 79.03%
2019 238 173 65 72.68%
2020 232 190 42 81.89%
2021 216 182 34 85.18%
Total* 2357 1864 491  
Average Pass Rate       79.08%

*These numbers do not take into account those that have gone through 1 or more recertification cycles. 

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