AMTrax is a member service designed to help you track your continuing education and other related activities ---online. The system provides a convenient means for documenting certification-related activities for employers and licensing agencies and also helps you self-assess progress in complying with the Certification Continuation Program (CCP).
Using AMTrax is easy! Simply login as a member, and click on the AMTrax tab located on your member summary profile page. Once in the system, click on "Add Activities" and then choose a category (descriptions below). Once a category is selected, enter the information as requested. Press submit and the information is immediately updated. You may print your record at any time using date ranges.
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For those who need to comply with CCP, once you reach the required number of points for your specific 3-year CCP compliance period, your record will automatically be updated to show that you have complied with CCP. You will not need to do anything further -- no other paperwork will be required!
Below are category descriptions for AMTrax. You will need to choose once of these categories in order to enter your CE and other related activities.
Professional Education: This category includes planned educational activities related to the individual's field of certification that is beyond basic education and training. Included are hand-graded STEP Articles/tests or CE Modules, self-instructional units, home study, in-service training, seminars, national, state, or local conferences, other structured learning experiences (includes OSHA and CPR training), etc. Maximum allowable points are 45 per CCP Compliance period. Note: If you have taken and passed a STEP Test online, it will automatically be added to your record.
Formal Education: Includes college or university education related to field of initial certification or current job function. Successful completion of the course (obtained a passing grade) is needed to be eligible for credit. Note that 1 semester hour is equivalent to 5 hours/points of CE credit and 1 quarter hour is equivalent to 3 hours/points of credit. Maximum allowable points are 45 per CCP Compliance period.
Employer Verification: Points for continuous, satisfactory employment in your field during the past three years, as verified by your employer. Maximum allowable points are 30 per CCP Compliance period; note 10 points per each year of continued employment.
Authorship of Written Works: Points for preparation time in authoring scholarly works in field of certification or career related field. Ten points are awarded for published work.
Instructional Presentations: Points for preparing and presenting an instructional presentation. Credit allowable only once per particular presentation (regardless of the number of times presented). Seven points are awarded for each presentation.
Organizational Participation: Points for participating in career-related organizational activities such as working boards or committees. Maximum allowable 21 points; 7 points awarded per year participating.