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Making the Most of Your ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional™ (CMPP™) Credential at the 11th Annual Meeting of ISMPP

April 26-29, 2015
Arlington, VA

At the 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), Michael Platt presented at a session on "Making the Most of Your ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional™ (CMPP™) Credential."

The panel included:

The panel discussed the basics of the CMPP credential and the value it provides to medical publication professionals. The CMPP credential program is a formal, voluntary, professional certification program that aims to promote adherence to the high standards of integrity and transparency required in the field of medical publication. This is especially crucial today, amidst increasing scrutiny into publication practices. The credential certifies:

The exam itself is made up of 4 domains, and the credential requires renewal every 5 years through continuing education credits. ISMPP provides updated CMPP exam resources; however, they are no substitute for practical experience.

Michael explained how the CMPP board uses various psychometrics to ensure the validity and reliability of the exam. The exam undergoes continuous cycles of reviews and updates to evaluate fairness and scoring of exam questions. ISMPP is currently seeking accreditation for the CMPP credential.

More medical publication professionals are seeking the CMPP certification and they have found that it adds personal and organizational value, plays a role in securing new positions, and is increasingly requested or required by clients.

Michael also provided some tips on how to make the most of your CMPP credential:

For more information about the CMPP certification, visit the ISMPP website, review the exam preparation materials, or contact Michael Platt using the Contact Us form.