The following is a list of references and guidelines that may be helpful in reviewing for the examination. This listing is intended for use as a study aid only. The CBNC does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the test questions taken from these sources.

Note that these are links to other websites. CBNC endeavors to maintain correct information and up to date links, but be advised that changes made on other sites is outside of CBNC control.


ACCF/ASNC/ACR/AHA/ASE/SCCT/SCMR/SNM 2009 Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging and Data Supplement

AHA – Standardized Myocardial Segmentation and Nomenclature for Tomographic Imaging of the Heart

2014 ACCF/AHA Guideline On Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

ACCF/AHA/ASNC Guidelines for the Clinical Use of Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging-Executive Summary

ASNC Imaging Guidelines SPECT

ASNC SPECT Protocols and Tracers Guidelines 2016


Nuclear Cardiology

Nuclear Cardiology Review: A Self Assessment Tool

Cardiac SPECT Imaging, 2nd Edition

Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology, 5th Edition

Clinical Gated Cardiac SPECT, 2nd Edition

Nuclear Cardiology: Practical Applications, 4th Edition

Nuclear Cardiac Imaging: Principles and Applications, 5th Edition

Clinical Nuclear Cardiology: State of the Art and Future Directions, 4th Edition

Nuclear Medicine/Nuclear Cardiology

Principles and Practice of Nuclear Medicine, 2nd Edition

General Cardiology

Braunwald’s Heart Disease: Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 11th Edition

Stress Testing

Stress Testing: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition

Radiation Physics

Nuclear Medicine Physics: The Basics, 8th Edition

Physics in Nuclear Medicine, 4th Edition