Statistical Data

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IBHRE Infographic

General Demographics

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

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The map highlights in blue the various countries where IBHRE recipients are located.

IBHRE Recipient Countries

Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Ecuador
Egypt
England
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Guernsey
Hong Kong
 

India
Indonesia
Ireland
Isle of Man
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Lebanon
Malaysia
Mexico
Myanmar
Netherlands
New Zealand
Northern Ireland
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Trinidad & Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United States
Vietnam
 

 

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-JDR exam. Those numbers can be found below.

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numbers of current certifications, not individuals

Figure 3: The pie chart divides the total number of certified physicians and allied professionals by classification.

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Figure 3: The pie chart divides the total number of certified physicians and allied professionals by classification.

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
2016 63 51 12 80.95%
2017 70 55 15 78.57%
2018 75 56 19 74.66%
2019 65 51 14 78.46%
2020 50 45 5 90.00%
Total* 754 585 159  
Average Pass Rate       77.58%

*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
2016 431 271 160 62.87%
2017 448 316 132 70.53%
2018 502 352 150 70.20%
2019 528 358 170 67.80%
2020 414 314 100 75.84%
Total* 4918 3365 1453  
Average Pass Rate       68.42%

*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
2016 218 168 50 77.06%
2017 216 171 45 79.16%
2018 248 196 52 79.03%
2019 238 173 65 72.68%
2020 232 190 42 81.89%
Total* 2141 1682 457  
Average Pass Rate       78.56%

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

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