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.

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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, 4th Edition

Clinical Gated Cardiac SPECT, 2nd Edition

Nuclear Cardiology: Practical Applications, 2nd 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, 10th Edition


Stress Testing

Stress Testing: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition


Radiation Physics

Nuclear Medicine Physics: The Basics, 7th Edition

Physics in Nuclear Medicine, 4th Edition