Item Writer Packets

Use the links below to view and print the documents necessary for NMTCB exam item writing. Information is provided for the Entry-Level exam, as well as the Cardiology and PET Specialty exams.

These documents are in .pdf format, which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is free, and can be obtained by following the link below:

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Entry-Level Exam

Entry-Level Item Writing Guidelines

Components of Preparedness

Entry-Level Item Writing Submission form

Cardiology Exam

Cardiology Exam Item Writing Guidelines

Cardiology Exam Content Outline

Cardiology Item Writing Submission form

PET Exam

PET Exam Item Writing Guidelines

PET Exam Content Outline

PET Item Writing Submission form


Medical Image/Video Release Form

The NMTCB is in constant need of Medical Images, Cines and Videos. If you have images or video that may be used by the NMTCB, please contact us to arrange their delivery to us. A release form is required and may be obtained bu using the link below.

Medical Image/Video Release Form