Computer Based Testing
Basic Science Examination and the Clinical
Applications in Perfusion Examination will be
administered at Prometric testing centers throughout
the United States, U.S. Territories
and Canada from
Wednesday, March 15 through Saturday, March, 2017.
may be taken during that time period only. The duration of
each exam is four hours and both examinations may be taken
on the same day, depending on test site availability.
Prior to registering for the examination(s)
with Prometric, the examinee must complete the ABCP application
process. To complete the application process, the following
items must be on file in the ABCP National Office:
- a completed application form with
- an official transcript
- the clinical competency form signed
by the student and the program director
- the clinical education record
that applies to the examination(s)
Once the application process has
been completed, the ABCP National Office will provide
with an examination ID number; you can then visit the Prometric
test site to select a test location, date and time for
examination(s). In order to register online, you must have
a valid e-mail address. Examinees can also register
the Prometric automated voice response system at 800-894-9984.
In order to insure the best selection of testing sites
times, you should register as soon as possible after being
notified by ABCP that you have been cleared for the
examination(s). It is crucial that the application
process be completed as early as possible in order for
you to reserve
your preferred time and location for the examination(s).
At the testing center you will
be required to present one valid, non-expired government-issued
photo ID with a signature (e.g., driver's license or
If you are testing outside of your country of citizenship,
you must present a valid passport. If you are testing
your country of citizenship, you must present either a valid
passport, driver's license, national ID or military ID.
The name on the ABCP application
must match the name on your ID, or you may be denied admission.
For example, if your driver's license
is issued to Robert L. Doe and you have registered with
ABCP using your nickname
Larry Doe, you may be denied admission. Contact
the ABCP National Office immediately if there is a discrepancy
between the name on your ABCP application and your photo
If you need to reschedule a testing
appointment, you must do so at least 5 calendar days prior
to your appointment using the Reschedule/Cancel option on
the Prometric web site or Prometric's automated voice response
system at 800-894-9984; both are available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. There is no charge for changing an appointment
within the same testing window if the change is made at least
5 calendar days prior to your appointment.
If you have received notification
from the ABCP National Office that you have been cleared to
register for the examination(s), you may visit the Prometric
web site by clicking here.