Why Certify?

  1. Demonstrates commitment to profession
  2. Builds self-esteem
  3. Reflects achievement
  4. Enhances your profession’s image
  5. Establishes professional credentials
  6. Improves career opportunities and advancement
  7. May provide increased earning potential
  8. Improves skill and knowledge
  9. Prepares you for greater on-the-job responsibilities
  10. Offers greater professional recognition from peers


Eligibility Criteria

Journey Toward TAGME Certification

Candidates must satisfy specific eligibility requirements to embark on their journey or to maintain the C-TAGME credential. It is the candidate’s responsibility to fully comply with all procedures and
deadlines to establish eligibility for the assessment(s).


  • 2023 Certification Guide (coming soon)
  • 2023 TAGME Study Guide (coming soon

Assessment Fee

All payments will be received online during the time of application. Paypal account and/or credit card is acceptable; there is no other payment option.

MedHub presentation recording (includes information for current assessment cycle)


When to Apply

Initial and Maintenance of Certification

Applications for 2023

Application submission – April 1-June 1
Application review/notification – Rolling through June 30

MOC late application submission – August 1-15

MOC late application review/notification – Rolling through September 15

Assessment scheduling – Beginning July 5 (upon application approval)

Assessment completion – July 11 – December 2
Retake completion – Through December 16

Click HERE to access TAGME’s Applicant Portal.

Application Completion

Applications must be complete, including supporting documention, by 11:59 p.m. (CDT) on June 1, 2023.  No late or incomplete applications will be reviewed.

Knowledge Content Areas

  • Academic curriculum
  • Required annual surveys
  • Program reporting
  • Milestones
  • Evaluations
  • CCCs
  • Procedure logs
  • Site visits
  • Web navigation
  • CLER
  • Learning and work environment
  • Recruitment

Assessment Resources Currently in Use – use only these for assessment

2023 Assessment Guide Coming

(all assessment materials needed are contained in this document)

We are pleased you are taking time to visit the TAGME website.  In addition, TAGME has a Facebook page and Linked-In for those certified.  If you have any suggestions, feel free to email marketing@tagme.org

Fran Clark, Marketing Committee Chair