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

Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Ecuador
Egypt
England
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
Iceland
India
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Northern Ireland
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Scotland
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Thailand
Trinidad & Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United States
Vietnam
Wales

 

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
2015 82 65 17 79.26%
2016 63 51 12 80.95%
2017 70 55 15 78.57%
2018 75 56 19 74.66%
2019 65 51 14 78.46%
Total* 704 540 154  
Average Pass Rate       76.67%

*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
2015 474 340 134 71.72%
2016 431 271 160 62.87%
2017 448 316 132 70.53%
2018 502 352 150 70.20%
2019 528 358 170 67.80%
Total* 4504 3051 1353  
Average Pass Rate       67.73%

*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%
Total* 7214 3716 3498  
Average Pass Rate       49.19%

*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
2014 14 14 16 12 86.60%
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%
Total 119 116 188 138  
Average Pass Rate         82.74%

 

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
2015 224 171 53 76.33%
2016 218 168 50 77.06%
2017 216 171 45 79.16%
2018 248 196 52 79.03%
2019 238 173 65 72.68%
Total* 1909 1492 415  
Average Pass Rate       78.15%

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

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