Olathe, KS-based Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP) has been acquired by PSI Services. AMP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). PSI will continue to operate AMP from its Olathe offices, and plans to expand staff there.
AMP was founded in 1982 by the NBRC to take better control of the respiratory professional testing process. The company has worked with more than 100 organizations across a wide range of industries to develop, maintain, strengthen and transition voluntary certification programs.
PSI is based in Burbank, CA, and has over 65 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, license management services and professional services.
With the sale of AMP, NBRC will focus on its core mission of evaluating the professional competence of respiratory therapists. This includes establishing credentialing standards, promoting educational and ethical standards, and promoting the use of respiratory care in treating ailments.
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.