Board Exam Prep Course

Board Prep Course


 Sept. 13-14 | Sheraton Kansas City Hotel | Kansas City, MO

Save the Date! Board Prep 2018 in San Francisco Sept. 5-6, 2018

This course is designed for physicians preparing for the certification or recertification exam in nuclear cardiology, as well as physicians interested in a broad review in nuclear cardiology topics.The overall goal of this activity is to enhance physician competence by providing a comprehensive review of the CBNC blueprint exam in nuclear cardiology, including the most up-to-date information, developments, treatment protocols, methodology, and best test for the right patient at the right time to optimize patient outcomes in their nuclear cardiology practice.

To obtain your CME certificate, or Certificate of Attendance, for a period of 90 days after the completion of the program, after this period a $45 late fee will apply. 

New! ASNC Nuclear Cardiology Board Prep 2017 On Demand
This On Demand board prep course delivers 19 hours of education from this year's live course offered in Kansas City, Mo.  Whether you are preparing for your certification or recertification exam, or simply in need of a refresher course on appropriate cardiac nuclear imaging procedures, this activity is the leading educational resource in the field of nuclear cardiology.  This product is available for two years and purchasers may claim continuing education credit until September 13, 2018. The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Member Price: $1,299.00 and Non-Member Price: $1,399.00
Once you purchase the product, you must use the access code sent to you by CMEonCall in order to view and/or re-view the presentations. If you misplace your access code, please contact or call 800-501-2303 or 818-844-3299. 


Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center 
2345 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: (816) 841-1000


Credits CME MOC

ASNC designates this live activity for a maximum of 19* AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
NEW! 19 ABIM Part II MOC credits offered.
*Subject to Change

Program Agenda

Program Highlights Include:

  • Case-based clinical lecture format
  • Read with the Experts sessions
  • Mock exams
  • Discounted rates on Nuclear Cardiology Board Prep 2017 On Demand
  • Opportunity for self-assessment with Audience Response System
Board Prep Course

Program Objectives

The primary objectives of the course are to enable participants to:
  • Appraise knowledge of physics and instrumentation associated with nuclear imaging
  • Explain image acquisition and processing, including artifacts
  • Describe risk stratification
  • Integrate radiation safety standards into professional practice
  • Discuss the use of nuclear imaging in assessment viability
  • Interpret perfusion images, including PET and ventricular function imaging
  • Utilize perfusion imaging in the assessment, diagnosis and response to therapy in CAD patients and special populations


Production of Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals
Stress Testing, Image Interpretation and Protocols
Risk Stratification
Technical Aspects of Acquisition and Processing
Gated Perfusion SPECT
Radionuclide Ventricular Function Imaging
Artifact Recognition
Instrumentation Quality Control
The Basics of Radiation Safety
Assessment of Myocardial Viability, Including PET

In addition, there will be four practice tests.


Co-Chairs: Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC and E. Lindsey Tauxe, CNMT, MEd, FASNC
E. Gordon DePuey, MD, MASNC
Sharmila Dorbala, MD, FASNC
Robert Pagnanelli, BSRT(R)(N), CNMT, NCT, FASNC
Prem Soman, MD, PhD, FASNC
Raymond Taillefer, MD
Jason Tavel, PhD

Accreditation and Continuing Education Credit:

Physicians: The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 19* AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM Statement:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 19 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) MOC Program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

*Subject to change when program is finalized