The Bone Densitometry certification demonstrates a radiologic technologist’s advanced knowledge and competence in performing bone densitometry examinations, which are used to diagnose and monitor osteoporosis and other conditions related to bone loss. This certification is offered by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD).
The ISCD CBDT certification exam covers various content categories, including:
a. Bone densitometry instrumentation and principles
b. Anatomy, physiology, and bone biology
c. Quality control, quality assurance, and safety
d. Patient assessment and management
e. Diagnostic criteria and interpretation
The passing score for the ISCD CBDT exam is determined based on the knowledge and skills required to perform competently as a bone densitometry technologist.
To become eligible for the ISCD CBDT certification exam, candidates must meet the following criteria:
a. Have a minimum of six months of experience performing bone densitometry procedures.
b. Complete the ISCD’s required online CBDT application, which includes documenting your experience in bone densitometry.
The ISCD CBDT certification exam consists of multiple-choice questions and is administered on a computer at Pearson VUE testing centers.
To apply for the ISCD CBDT certification exam, submit an application form to the ISCD, along with documentation of your bone densitometry experience. You will also need to pay the required exam fee.