Certification in Cardio-Oncology Knowledge

The only cardio-oncology certification available to recognize experts in the discipline.

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Certification in Cardio-Oncology Knowledge

The only cardio-oncology certification available to recognize experts in the discipline.

Prove Your Knowledge.
Show Your Commitment.

IC-OS Certification provides assurance that patients are receiving care from physicians who are committed to maintaining superior, best-in-class knowledge and clinical experience in cardio-oncology.

As the only certification available in the discipline, this will set you apart with credentials that demonstrate your competency. The Cardio-Oncology Knowledge Certification Exam was developed by over 45 cardio-oncology experts across the globe to reflect the most up-to-date knowledge in the discipline.

Key Dates

Application Deadline

Nov 9th, 2024

Next Exam Date

Nov 23rd, 2024

NOTE: This exam will only be offered ONCE in 2024.

Requirements

1. Be An Active IC-OS Member



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2. Clinical Training and/or Experience


Either:

    • Provide a letter from a cardio-oncology program director as evidence of one (1) dedicated year of a cardio-oncology fellowship
      OR
    • Three (3) years of clinical experience and structured educational cardio-oncology programs involving:
      • Independent decision-making in patient management with experienced cardio-oncology mentor. This should include an adequate volume of patients (1-2 patients a week with 100 new patient evaluations minimum).
      • Research is desirable, but clinical decision making and longitudinal care are mandatory.
      • Non-fellowship trained applicants must have had structured educational programs extending over three years, which may include CME courses, webinars, conferences, residency programs, or other forms of education.

 

3. Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation should be provided on institutional letterhead by:

 

  • one (1) oncologist and one (1) cardiologist
    AND/OR
  • A cardio-oncology program director (required for fellowship applicants).

4. List of C-O Academic Contributions

  • Research projects
  • Published manuscripts
  • Educational resources
  • Webinars
  • CME courses
IC-OS Board Certification in Cardio-Oncology Review Manual

Get The Exam Materials

If you’re considering taking the Cardio-Oncology Knowledge Certification Exam, then we recommend carefully reviewing volumes 1 & 2 of the IC-OS Board Review Manual: A Guide to Cardio-Oncology.

“This is an outstanding reference resource for anyone interested in expanding their cardio-oncology knowledge.”

Pedro Moliner MD, PhD.
Bellvitge University Hospital – Catalan Institute of Oncology
Barcelona, Spain

Get The Exam Materials

If you’re considering taking the Cardio-Oncology Knowledge Certification Exam, then we recommend carefully reviewing volumes 1 & 2 of the IC-OS Board Review Manual: A Guide to Cardio-Oncology.

“This is an outstanding reference resource for anyone interested in expanding their cardio-oncology knowledge.”

Pedro Moliner MD, PhD.
Bellvitge University Hospital – Catalan Institute of Oncology
Barcelona, Spain

IC-OS Board Certification in Cardio-Oncology Review Manual
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Take The Course

If you prefer, you can take our video course.

Take The Course

If you prefer, you can take our video course.

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What is your refund policy?

If your application is not accepted, we will provide a full refund of the fee paid.

Are there scholarships available?

If you are unable to afford the exam fee, please send a brief letter of explanation with your application to StephenCasselli@ic-os.org. Please include your name, country, and a short description of financial need.

What is the exam format?
The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions.
How is the exam administered?

The exam is administered online. You will receive a link the day of the exam and you will have 24 hours to complete and return your answers.

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