Updated: April 2, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19)
continues to impact many communities, Cardiovascular Credentialing
International (CCI) is closely monitoring the rapidly changing situation
based on the advice provided by the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) and
Health Organization (WHO).
administrator, Pearson VUE has temporarily closed their U.S. and
Canada-based Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) until April 16, or whenever
conditions are deemed safe to re-open. Test delivery is also suspended at
other sites outside of North America.
Pearson VUE is providing
frequent updates on
Applicants Not Yet Approved
CCI is accepting the submission of
examination applications, supporting documentation, and examination fees. Once
an applicant has completed the approval process, individuals will receive an
Authorization to Test (ATT) when Pearson VUE test centers have reopened.
Candidates with Authorizations to Test (ATT)
There may be instances where test
appointments need to be cancelled or rescheduled.
Current candidates that have scheduled examinations during the closing, will
receive cancellation notifications, which will provide instructions for
scheduling new appointments on or after April 16, 2020.
If your exam is
cancelled: You will receive an email
cancellation notification. If this happens, you have two
You can reschedule for a later date
through Pearson VUE.
Or you can extend your authorization
to test window. To extend your authorization to
test visit www.cci-online.org and log in to your CCI online profile and under
MY ACCOUNT select ATT EXTENSION REQUEST. From there you will see
your exam. Be sure to select the “Request Extension to Sit for
Exam”. To receive an extension, you cannot have a scheduled
appointment with Pearson.
If you already have a scheduled exam after April 16, 2020: Your exam appointment will proceed as scheduled unless you
receive an email cancellation.
If you need to schedule or reschedule an exam: Please note that only test centers that are open will appear
during the scheduling process. You may find less availability than
usual. Tip: Try searching for
alternate testing dates or for a test center further distance away.
If you are exhibiting flu-like symptoms, such as fever and/or respiratory
difficulties, on the day of the exam: Do not sit for your exam. If you miss your appointment due
to illness, please review the absentee policy for emergency circumstances,
which includes information about requesting an extension or cancellation
If you have any questions or need help: For any CCI candidate that is unable to take a CCI
examination due to the spread of COVID-19 please contact us at +1 919 861
4539 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and a member of CCI’s Applicant Services team
will walk you through your options so you can decide what works best for