Cardiovascular Credentialing International began administering exams in 1968 as the National Society of Cardiopulmonary Technologists (NSCPT). CCI’s Vision Statement is To be the recognized credentialing organization for Cardiovascular Technology and emerging medical professionals. CCI’s Mission Statement is To be an innovative, cost effective organization, driven by professional ethics and integrity, through the representation of the profession(s) in providing recognized, high-quality, competency-based examinations.