CBNC Office Closure

Inteleos and CBNC Offices will be closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Additionally, the offices will be closed through January 20th. We will reopen on Thursday, January 21st.

We hope you have a safe and meaningful MLK Day.

-CBNC Staff

2020 CBNC Examinations – Administration is Now Complete

The 2020 CBNC Examination window ended on Thursday, December 3rd. Scoring is underway.

Results for the 2020 CBNC examination will be made available to Candidates via MY APCA within approximately 60 days. Exam results will not be available via telephone, fax or email.

The APCA Directory of Certificants, our online verification database, will be updated with the new Diplomates approximately two weeks after scores are released. Certificates will be distributed in 2021. Candidates who applied as “Testamurs” and were successful on the exam must provide CBNC with documentation of having passed the Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine or Radiology boards and a copy of their current medical license to be granted Diplomate status.

Dates for the 2021 examinations will be posted as soon as they are available.

New CBNC Practice Test Now Available!

You can now register for a CBNC practice test by signing into your MY APCA​ account and clicking the Sign Up/View Practice Test option in the Application Center tab.

The CBNC Practice Test simulates the computer interface used in the actual test center environment and is a great way to prepare for your examination. For more information about the CBNC Pratice Test, click here.

Important Update for Preceptors and Applicants

Please click here to read an important message from CBNC regarding COVID-19 and how it relates to Training for imaging and localization studies.

NEW – Preceptor Portal!

The new Preceptor Portal for CBNC Preceptor and Progam Verification is now live! Preceptors can access this new feature through their MY APCA account. Log in and take a look!  Also, please read our helpful FAQs regarding the Preceptor Portal here.

The 2020 Application Cycle for CBNC Examinations is Closed

The application window for the 2020 CBNC Examinations opened on June 3rd and closed on October 22nd.

Examination dates: Tuesday, November 10 – Thursday, December 3, 2020.

For full details related to deadlines and fees please visit Important Dates & Fees

New Recertification Lapse Fee – Effective in 2020

Former Diplomates who have allowed their certification(s) to lapse may apply for recertification by meeting the eligibility requirements. Upon passing the examination a one-time fee $250, per examination, will be assessed in order to be reinstated.

Did you recently pass your ABIM Cardiovascular Disease, ABR or ABNM Boards?

If you recently became certified with the American Board of Radiology, the American Board of Nuclear Medicine, or in a Cardiovascular Specialty with ABIM and are a CBNC Testamur – you can now convert to a Diplomate!

               Please follow these steps to convert your status:

    1. Log in to the CBNC website and create or update your contact information in your account. We will only mail your certificate to the address listed in your account.
    2. Obtain a picture or PDF version of your ABIM-CD, or CD Subspecialty, ABR or ABNM score letter or certificate.
    3. Obtain a picture or PDF version of your current, unconditional and unrestricted medical license. Please make sure the expiration date is showing.
    4. Email your documentation to

Due to the high volume of conversion requests, please note that we will process requests in the order in which they are received. Requests with all required documentation, and received by Thursday of each week, will be processed by EOB on Friday of the same week. Certificates will be mailed via USPS. Thank you for your patience and congratulations on becoming fully certified!

NRC Re-Recognizes CBNC

CBNC Diplomates remain eligible to become Authorized Users through NRC’s Certification Pathway. To view the official press release, please click here.

CBNC Examination Accepted for MOC

Passing CBNC exam is worth 20 Points in ABIM’s Maintenance of Certification program! Be sure to provide us with your ABIM ID# so you can obtain the points.

CCCVI has Merged with ARDMS to form Inteleos/APCA!

CBNC and CBCCT are now part of Inteleos/APCA. Together we represent nearly 107,000 physicians, sonographers and other advanced healthcare professionals around the world. Please click here to read the letter to our CBNC and CBCCT Diplomates and Testamurs announcing this exciting change. Click here to read the Press Release with more details.

We are thrilled about the enhanced opportunities this will afford our programs and look forward to the continued interaction between the CBNC and CBCCT constituents, leadership and staff.

Converting from Testamur to Diplomate

Information on how to convert status from Testamur to Diplomate.