Cost of 12-Lead ECG Exam $200 for non Members, or $170 for SCM, ACCN and ACCNP Members
Who is Eligible to Take the 12-Lead ECG Board Certification Exam?
This Exam is open only to Cardiac Monitor and ECG Technicians, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Medical students in any corner of the globe. If you are a licensed professional, you are required to provide your license number and the state your license was issued in, on your Application.
Knowledge is the Key Requirement
We do not recommend this exam for monitor technicians or telemetry nurses. It was developed for Acute care cardiac nurses, nurse practitioners, ECG Technicians, and Physicians who record and/or read ECGs in their practice. Success depends on how well one has applied themselves to studying and reading 12-lead ECGs diagnoses.
Requirements to take the 12-Lead ECG Board Certification Exam?
Knowledge is the Key Requirement. CEs are not required to sit for the exam, however 15 CEs in Cardiology will be required for the Recertification process every three years.
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How to Prepare
Once you have signed up and paid for the 12-Lead ECG Exam, you will receive a study list for the exam. We have a 12-Lead ECG Course online you may purchase, or there are any number of reference books in electrocardiography to choose from. We offer Marriott's ECG Board Review Manual for sale to help you prepare for the Exam. Marriott's ECG Board Review Manual can be purchased in our Resource Center listed under "More" in the menu panel above. And of course we offer a practice Exam that will be graded and results provided to help guide your further study.
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We can host a live event for Hospitals by contract only. Contact us for details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application for Exam
Exam Application - To apply for the 12-Lead ECG Exam, follow this Exam Application link, complete and submit the Application.
After you submit your application, you need to immediately make your payment by clicking on the Pay Here. After we have received both your application and payment, we will send you an email with instructions on how to access our Exam Scheduler online. You will then be emailed instructions on how access our Exam Scheduler online.
Frequently Asked Questions About the 12-Lead ECG Exam:
How do I pay for the 12-Lead ECG Exam?
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When and Where Can You Take the 12-Lead ECG Exam?
You may test Online from your home computer with built in webcam, but not from a cell phone or tablet due to stability; our ABCM approved testing facilities are currently closed due to COVID.
Computer Requirements for the 12-Lead ECG Exam:
Check to see if your Computer has a built in Webcam, most do. If not, you may purchase a $10-$15 external Webcam and connect it to your computer.
Which Browser Should you use:
Try not to use the Internet Explorer to access the Exam. If you have Firefox or Google Chrome, use one of them to log in as Microsoft no longer supports the Internet Explorer.
How Many Questions are in the Online 12-Lead ECG Exam?
There are 35 ECGs to analyze in the Exam which consists of multiple choice type questions. There is a mix of 12-leads and arrhythmias to analyze.
How Much Time is Allowed for the 12-Lead ECG Exam?
90 minutes; the an average time spent by examinees is 1 hour.
What is the Passing Score for the 12-Lead ECG Exam?
A score of 75% is required to pass the Exam.
What to do when you receive the 12-Lead ECG Exam results?
You will receive an email shortly after completing and submitting your exam with your pass/fail statement and a final score. You will be able to print this document. As soon as you receive your results, please forward your Exam results to Jennifer Ragan (Assistant Exam Director) at email@example.com. She will process your Certification and send you both an electronic copy of your Certificate and a hard copy in the mail along with your Certification award lapel pin.
What if you don't Pass the 12-Lead Exam the first try?
You will be allowed to take it a second time for a fee of $75. After that you will have to pay the full fee for your third try. There are no restrictions as to how many times you may take the Exam.
How to retake the 12-Lead ECG Exam if I did not pass the first time.
You will be allowed to take the 12-Lead ECG Exam a second time for a fee of $75. After that you will have to pay the full fee for your third try. There are no restrictions as to how many times you may take the Exam. Pay your fee below and be given a voucher to access the exam. Once we receive the payment, your voucher code will be issued.
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