Use of our Trademark

Candidates that receive a passing score will receive the certification mark associated with the exam taken.

CERTIFICATION MARK of CERTIFIED NAVIGATOR – BREAST (CN-B*)  is received with a passing score of 81% or above.

CN-BM  = Certified Navigator Breast Management (All Social Workers and Managers of Navigators)

CN-BA = Certified Navigator Breast Advocate (All Volunteer/Lay Navigators)

CERTIFICATION MARK of Breast Health Clinical Navigator (BHCN)  is received with a passing score of 75% or above.

BHCN = Breast Health Clinical Navigator (All Licensed healthcare professionals (i.e., all nurses, all technologists) – this test was previously the CN-BN, CN-BI, CN-BP, and CN-BC)

Qualifications of Certificants
Certified Navigators with NCBC have met the following criteria:

  • Completed and NCBC certification exam
  • Have an active NCBC membership
  • Maintain Continuing Education requirements for renewal
  • Use the certification mark and credentials within the scope in which the certification was granted
    • NCBC maintains the right to take all appropriate steps including legal or other action, such as requiring the discontinuation of the use of the designation, suspension during investigation, or revocation of the certification, to protect its rights from unauthorized use.

Holders of an active NCBC certification must have successfully completed a NCBC administered certification process and must be in good standing with NCBC. In connection each certification and any renewals of certification, NCBC shall promptly issue certificates to Certificants, setting forth the NCBC certification designating them as certified by NCBC and specifying the credential earned (e.g., BHCN, CGRA, etc.). Only individuals who have been granted the certification and appropriately maintained the certification may use the certification mark associated with the certification earned.  Use of the certification mark may only be used within the scope for which the certification was granted and not in a misleading or fraudulent manner.  NCBC maintains the right to take all appropriate steps including legal or other action, such as requiring the discontinuation of the use of the designation, suspension during investigation, or revocation of the certification, to protect its rights from unauthorized use.

Use of Credentials
Only individuals who have been granted the certification and appropriately maintained the certification may use the CN-B* or BHCN credential.  Use of the credential may only be used within the scope for which the certification was granted and not in a misleading or fraudulent manner.  NCBC maintains the right to take all appropriate steps including legal or other action, such as requiring the discontinuation of the use of the designation, suspension during investigation, or revocation of the credential, to protect its rights from unauthorized use.

Certification Mark
Any certification mark issued by NCBC-CB is the property of NCBC-CB and may be revoked by NCBC-CB as determined by NCBC-CB. In such event, any former certification holder shall no longer be deemed to be a Certificant and shall be required to return all certificates containing the certification mark to NCBC.