Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology™ (CBNC™)

The CBNC certification program is now offered through the Alliance of Physician Certification & Advancement. While you will apply for the examination through the MY APCA portal, you will find all information pertaining to applying for the CBNC examination on CBNC.org​.

The CBNC certification program validates expertise and knowledge in the field of Nuclear Cardiology.  Medical licensure assures minimal competency to diagnose and treat & certification in Nuclear Cardiology indicates mastery of a defined body of knowledge.Certification is a recognized credential of excellence and demonstrates your commitment to providing quality healthcare.

CBNCTM Certification Eligibility ​​& Examination

To earn and maintain certification in Nuclear Cardiology, you must meet the eligibility requirements and pass the examination.  Please consult the full description of eligibility requirements by visiting the CBNC C​ertification ​ or Re​cer​​tific​a​t​​​i​on sites. Please note that there are different Certification requirements for United States trained applicants ​and Non-United States trained applicants​.​​

Application Dates and Examination Fees

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the date listed above to receive that fee. No exceptions.Special Accommodations: Applicants who have requested testing (“special”) accommodations in their application and are required to submit additional documentation in support of their request must submit all such support documents for receipt by October 22, 2019. After October 22, 2019, incomplete accommodation requests will be denied.
Regular Application Deadline Late Application Deadline 13th Hour Application Deadline MultiModality Discount Refund Deadline
Certification Fee: $995 Fee: $1,195 Fee: $2,100 $50 Refund: $795
REGISTRATION OPENS
Thurs, May 30
Deadline
Thursday, August 15
Deadline
Tuesday, October 1
Deadline
Thursday, October 10
Deadline
Friday, Nov. 1
Recertification Fee: $725 Fee: $925 Fee: $1,500 $50 Refund: $525
REGISTRATION OPENS
Thurs, May 30
Deadline
Thursday, Sept. 5
Deadline
Tuesday, October 1
Deadline
Thursday, October 10
Deadline
Friday, Nov. 1
Examination Window: November 6 – December 3, 2019
IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the date listed above to receive that fee. No exceptions.Special Accommodations: Applicants who have requested testing (“special”) accommodations in their application and are required to submit additional documentation in support of their request must submit all such support documents for receipt by August 31, 2019. After August 31, 2019, incomplete accommodation requests will be denied.
Certification
MultiModality Discount: $50
Registration OPENS Thu. 5/30/19 Fee: Deadline:
Regular Application $995 Thu. 8/15/19
Final Application $1,195 Tue. 10/1/19
13th Hour Application Deadline $2,100 Thu. 10/10/19
Refund: Deadline:
Refunds $795 Fri. 11/1/19
Recertification
MultiModality Discount: $50
Registration OPENS Thu. 5/30/19
Fee: Deadline:
Regular Application $725 Thu. 8/15/19
Final Application $925 Tue. 10/1/19
13th Hour Application Deadline $1,500 Thu. 10/10/19
Refund: Deadline:
Refunds $525 Fri. 11/1/19
Examination Window
November 6, 2019 – December 3, 2019

If you have further questions please contact us via the channels below:

  • Websites: CBNC.org
  • E-mail: cbnc@APCA.org
  • Phone: 240-631-8151
  • Fax: 301-424-0875
  • New! Mailing Address: 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852