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​.​​

2019 Application Dates and Fees for the CBNC Examinations (The CBNC application window is currently closed.)

 ​​​Regular Application DeadlineLate Application Deadline13th Hour Application DeadlineMultimodality DiscountRefund Deadline
CertificationFee: $995Fee: $1,195Fee: $2,100$50Refund: $795

REGISTRATION OPENS
Thursday, May 30

Deadline
Thursday, August 15

Deadline
Tuesday,  
October 1

Deadline
Thursday, October 10*

$50

Deadline
Friday,
November 1

RecertificationFee: $725Fee: $925Fee: $1,500$50Refund: $525

REGISTRATION OPENS
Thursday, May 30

Deadline
Thursday,
September 5

Deadline
Tuesday,
October 1

Deadline
Thursday,
October 10*

 

Deadline
Friday,
November 1

Examination Window: November 12 – December 5, 2019 (The CBNC examination window is currently opened.​​)

*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 31, 2019.  After October 31, 2019, incomplete accommodation requests will be denied.​


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