American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) Program Validation of Competency Process (VCP) Form

To continue to the Validation of Competency Process (VCP), the following is required:
  1. Successful completion of Comprehensive Certification Examination (CCE). Documentation and fees submitted for VCP will be returned unprocessed if the candidate has not passed the CCE.
  2. This completed VCP Form
  3. VCP Fee: see payment section of this form for details
  4. 15 ultrasound images and reports (see detailed requirements for images and reports). All patient identifying information must be removed from the images and/or reports, prior to submission to the ACE Office.
  5. Completed and signed Attestation of Ultrasound Procedures Form
The 3-page VCP Form consists of three (3) sections (Section 1. Candidate Information, Section 2. VCP Payment, and Section 3. Attestation of Ultrasound Procedures). Incomplete applications will be returned unprocessed.

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Section 1: Candidate Information

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Example: MD, DO etc...
Can be found on your CCE score report.
Section 2: Attestation of Ultrasound Procedures

This attestation must be submitted with your VCP package. Please read the following statement. By signing the attestation, you are agreeing to abide by this statement.

During the past twelve (12) months*, I attest that I have performed: (please check the appropriate box)

Submission Options: You may upload your file via: AACE SEND LARGE FILES.
In the "To:" selection please choose ECNU

You may also mail your submission into AACE:
Attention to Nickie Mizell
245 Riverside Ave
Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Section 3: VCP Payment
The appropriate fee must be sent with your complete VCP package.
Validation of Competency Process (VCP) Fees:
  • AACE Member: $900 (Must be logged in)
  • AACE Fellows/Retired Member: $800 (Must be logged in)
  • Non-AACE Member: $1,000
CANDIDATE VCP CHECKLIST
  • 15 ultrasound Images and Reports (CD or USB Flash Drive in PowerPoint® format).
  • All patient identifying information removed from the images and/or reports prior to submission.

You are about to pay: $1,000.00

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