As someone that took 3 of the different cardiac exams through CCI, I must
say I do not think so highly of them. They are constantly changing their
minds about requirements and making people retake the exams. If you look
at other associations ARDMS, Respiratory and Nursing, etc. you will not see
the same thing happening. It got to be a joke with some of the
Unfortunately for cardiac they are the game in town even though management
is not impressed with them either.
When I worked for a group of Vascular Surgeons they did not recognize CCI
for Vascular and would only recognize ARDMS for the RVT credential.
After what I went through with CCI I was just as glad to go with another
Because of their ethics I am more proud to call myself a RVT than my Cardiac
credentials all rolled together.
Carol J. Gallupe RVT
EMMC Bangor ME