Board Certification Resources

ASNC does not administer the Nuclear Cardiology Board Exam. Please contact the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC) for more informaiton about the exam.

CBNC Upcoming Dates

Registration for the 2023 CBNC Examinations will open on May 20, 2023. 
  • The Certification Regular Deadline is Tuesday, August 8, 2023.
  • The Recertification Regular Deadline is Tuesday, August 29, 2023.
  • Examination Window: November 7, 2023 – December 28, 2023

ASNC’s Nuclear Cardiology Board Prep OnDemand

ASNC holds the Board Exam Prep Course each year with a two-day live meeting and OnDemand self-study course based on the CBNC blueprint. 

2023 Board Prep OnDemand includes:
  • Video lectures and four practice exams based on the CBNC exam blueprint
  • Supplemental courses covering PET, SPECT, and amyloid
  • New exams with 160+ questions and expert-led reviews
  • Opportunities to earn up to 30* CME credits and MOC points

​Nuclear Cardiology Certification for Technologists

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) offers a specialty examination in nuclear cardiology. In addition to having active NMTCB, ARRT(N), or CAMRT Nuclear Medicine Certification, candidates must document a minimum of 700 hours of clinical experience performing all aspects of nuclear cardiology imaging. Supervision must be performed by a board certified cardiologist, nuclear medicine physician, or radiologist, OR direct supervision must be performed by a certified NMTCB, ARRT(N), or CAMRT nuclear medicine technologist. The NCT specialty certification is a time-limited credential that will last seven (7) years from the date of certification. After seven years, the specialty certificant has the option to recertify through either (1) re-examination OR (2) by displaying 42 hours of specialty-specific continuing education for each year of certification. 

ASNC Scientific Session and Exhibition
Technologists attending the Annual Scientific Sessions can use their CE credits towards the 7 years/42 hours of nuclear cardiology CE.

Journal CE
Earn valuable continuing medical education credit every year that can be applied towards your 7 year recertification in nuclear cardiology.  Each issue of ASNC’s Journal of Nuclear Cardiology (JNC) features an article designated for continuing education credit, offering a maximum of 1 ARRT Category A credits for technologists.

Guide to Claiming CME/CE/MOC

For live programs, including the Board Exam Prep Course, CME/CE certificates are available for a period of 90 days after the completion of each program, after this period a $45 late fee will apply.