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.

2020 CBNC 13th Hour Deadline is Thursday, October 22nd!

Thursday, October 22, 2020 is the 13th hour deadline for the CBNC Certification and Recertification examinations.  Don’t miss it!

CBNC staff are available to answer any questions you may have and assist in helping you meet the deadline.  Don’t delay!

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.

Apply Now for the 2020 CBNC Examinations!

The application window for the 2020 CBNC Examinations opened on June 3rd.
The earlier you apply, the more likely you will be to secure the examination date and time of your choice. Click on “Apply Now” for guidance on how to submit an application.

The Certification Regular Deadline (August 24th) has passed. The Late Deadline (October 1st) has passed. The 13th Hour deadline is Thursday, October 22nd.
The Recertification Regular Deadline (September 1st) has passed. The Late Deadline (October 1st) has passed. The 13th Hour deadline is Thursday, 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.