Spring Testing Window:
March 20 – May 1, 2021
Friday, March 12, 2021
The CLS certification is now recognized by the American College of Cardiology as qualifying criteria to become an Associate of the American College of Cardiology (AACC), a distinguished designation honoring those with advanced training and education in the field of Cardiology.
Learn more about this certification and why RDNs should pursue it.
Candidates who successfully pass the LCC exam will earn the designation "Lipid Competency Certificate." However, this designation is not authorized to be used as the abbreviated credential of "LCC" in a signature line. Please see below for approved designation wording.
Not approved: John Smith, PhD, LCC
Approved Designation: John Smith, PhD
"Certified by the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology to have passed the Lipid Competency Certificate Examination."
There may also be limitations imposed by your state or professional licensure board.
Official designation logos are provided by the ACCL for use by Diplomates on letterhead, signage, business cards, etc.