Maintenance of Certification
Frequently Asked Questions
How was the exam developed?
How is the exam performance evaluated?
How is a passing score determined?
Why is the application fee, $495 and the exam $2100?
Experience and Training
Do I provide two separate logs?
How should I fill out the case log to make sure that I have listed 100 cases each of Phlebology experience and Ultrasound diagnostic experience?
Can I list a right leg case and a left leg case on different lines?
My log tends to only show category 1 and category 6. Is this okay?
I have an RVT certification. Do I need to list any diagnostic ultrasounds?
Will ultrasound cases need pictures?
If a patient has a diagnostic ultrasound prior (several days, weeks etc) to their procedure, should the diagnostic and procedure be listed on separate lines?
What is the procedure category code for a diagnostic ultrasound?
Can the November 2008 ACP Congress count within a three year time frame for an application submitted in December 2011?
I have taught several hours of CME qualified sessions. Can I use that?
When I submit my CMEs earned, may I use credits from outside ACP? If so, how may I submit that?
Can RVT and/or Ultrasound CMEs count toward the 45 CME credit hour requirement? Or do they have to be specifically Phlebology CMEs?
I have had a disciplinary suspension that was resolved in 2 weeks. Are there circumstances that will prevent me from qualifying?
How may I find a test center for the ABVLM exam?
Is an online application currently available?
Where is the reference form?
May international physicians take the Certification exam?
What is an allopathic/osteopathic degree?
I am an existing ABVLM Diplomate. Are there specific instructions on how I can log into the Diplomate Only area and review/update my demographic or MOC information?
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