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Credential Renewal Process
Credential Renewal is a three-part process (unless you are completing your first renewal, which is 9-12 months after you earn your credential)
Part 1: Submission of Triennial Renewal Fees, currently $150.00 USD
Registrant renewal fees, application fees, dues, contributions or gifts to CCI are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes. These payments may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses under Section 162 of the Internal Revenue Code. CCI has been organized under Section 501(c)(6) of the IRS. The CCI tax identification number is 31-1261456. You may wish to consult your tax advisor for further assistance.
Part 2: Submission of a signed Code of Ethics Policy (To Access Code of Ethics Click Here)
Part 3: Submission of required Triennial Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Click Here for process This does not apply to individuals completing their first renewal, which is 9-12 months after you have earned your credential.
CCI will not process a partial renewal payment. CEUs, signed Code of Ethics policy and Payment must each be received before renewal can be processed.
Registry Level Registrants (RCCS, RCES, RCIS, RCS, RPhS, & RVS) must accrue 36 CEUs every triennial cycle, 30 of which must be cardiovascular related.
Certificate Level Registrants (CCT & CRAT) must accrue 16 CEUs every triennial cycle.
If a Registrant re-takes and passes their specialty examination, or another Registry Level Examination, the CEU requirements for that triennial cycle will be waived. (Must pass examination within Triennial Cycle) Registry Level Registrants (RCCS, RCES, RCIS, RCS, RPhS, RVS)