Cost of Advanced ECG Exam $249.95
Scope of Practice:
The ECG-BC was developed for any cardiac professional recording, reading, and responding to cardiac anomalies seen in the ECG of cardiac patients; from ECG Instructors to Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Cardiac Nurses, Monitor and ECG Technicians. Three levels of complexity are available: Basic, 12-Lead Intermediate, and Advanced. Basic is intended for technicians and non-acute cardiac nurses, whereas 12-Lead Intermediate is intended for all cardiac nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians. Two years experience is recommended for those considering certification in electrocardiography.
Who is Eligible to Take the Advanced ECG Board Certification Exam?
This Exam is open only to Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Cardiology Fellows preparing for Cardiology Boards, and Physicians, on a global scale. If you are a licensed professional, you are required to provide your license number and the state or province where your license was issued in, on your Application.
Knowledge is the Key Requirement
We do not recommend this exam for monitor or ECG technicians, or telemetry nurses. It was originally developed for Physicians reading on Hospital ECG panels, but later opened to Cardiology Fellows, Advanced Cardiac Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants. Success depends on how well one has applied themselves to studying and reading 12-lead ECGs and complicated arrhythmias.
Requirements to take the Advanced 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 for the Exam:
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Advanced ECG Prep Course Online - 224.85
Through an alliance with the Marriott Heart Foundation, you can purchase their Advanced ECG Course to help you prepare for the Advanced ECG Exam. The course includes: 1 PowerPoint presentation covering 43 topics, 1 live recording lecture covering 5 major topics, and 1 practice exam).
Once you have signed up and paid for the exam, you will receive a study list for the exam. We also have an Advanced ECG Practice Exam that can be purchased to help prepare for the actual Exam. Or, you can purchase our Advanced ECG Course that contains the practice exam in it.
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 Advanced ECG Exam, follow this Exam Application link, complete and submit the Application.
After the application is submitted, make the payment by clicking on the Pay Here. After receipt of both the application and payment, we will send an email with instructions on how to access our Exam Scheduler online. This process may take a week as we validate the exam application. After the validation process an email is sent with instructions on how access the Exam Scheduler online; this is not an overnight application process.
Questions About the Advanced ECG Exam:
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When and Where Can You Take the Advanced 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; Some remote testing facilities are available through PROVExams should you not be able to take the Exam from your home computer or laptop.
Computer Requirements for the Advanced ECG Exam:
Check to see if your Computer has a built in Webcam, most do. If not, you may purchase an 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 Advanced ECG Exam?
There are 25 ECGs to analyze in the Exam which consists of multiple choice type questions. There is a mix of complicated 12-leads and arrhythmias to analyze.
How Much Time is Allowed for the Advanced ECG Exam?
90 minutes; the an average time spent by examinees is 1 hour.
What is the Passing Score for the Advanced ECG Exam?
A score of 75% is required to pass the Exam.
When will I receive the Advanced ECG Exam results?
You will receive an email within 30 minutes after completing and submitting your Exam with a pass/fail statement. The final score will be sent to you when the ABCM processes your Exam results.
What if you don't Pass the Advanced 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 Advanced Exam if I did not pass the first time.
You will be allowed to take the Advanced 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 coupon code to access the exam. Once we receive the payment, your code will be issued.
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