New Examination Administration Vendor - Beginning in 2017 the CBCCT Certification and Recertification Examinations will be administered by Pearson VUE testing centers located throughout the U.S. and abroad. To take a virtual tour of a Pearson VUE testing center click here. For additional information about Pearson VUE security and identification procedures click here.
New Examination Format - The certification examination is composed of 160 multiple-choice questions. Examinees will have four (4) hours to complete the examination. The recertification examination is composed of 100 multiple-choice questions. Examinees will have two and one-half (2½) hours to complete the examination. For more information click here.
Board Certification Eligibility Change - In addition to accepting board certification in Cardiovascular Disease from ABIM and AOBIM, CBCCT will now allow candidates to present board certification from an ABIM Cardiology subspecialty, i.e. Interventional Cardiology, to satisfy this requirement.
ACR Training in CCT - Case Requirement Change - For Candidates providing training documentation that meets the ACR Cardiac CT Practice Guidelines, if the minimum of 50 contrast cardiac CT exams (as part of the original 300/500 cases) were completed more than 12 months prior to application, CBCCT now requires documentation of a minimum of 75 cardiac CT cases completed in the last 12 months. Please use the Maintenance of Competency form to document these cases.
Recertification Maintenance of Competency Change - Recertifying physicians are now able to attest to their own maintenance cases. Please be sure to review the new Recertification Maintenance Of Competency Letter for the specific information that must be included with this requirement.