ECG Certificate

Build your clinical skill set with the ECG Certificate Course

The ECG Certificate Course is designed to advance the skills, knowledge and competencies of healthcare professionals who routinely perform electrocardiograms (ECGs) in their workplace.

After completing this course, you should be able to describe the electrical conduction system of the heart, discuss the significance of waves, rhythms and artifacts, explain how an ECG is performed and read, discuss how medications can impact a reading, and identify abnormalities.

  • Earn a certificate to demonstrate your training and skills in performing ECGs
  • Gain affordable CE to maintain your professional credential with a rigorous course of study
  • Take the online training on your own schedule
  • Claim and share your digital badge to demonstrate your achievement
Course Description

This course includes 7 modules with built-in knowledge checks. After each module is a quiz that may be taken up to 4 times. When all modules and quizzes have been completed, there is a final assessment which consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. The final assessment must be passed within one attempt, or one may purchase a retake exam once, for a fee. Modules do not need to be completed in one sitting. Certificates expire 5 years from the date of completion.

CE awarded: 5 hours
Expiration date: 5 years from date of completion
Member fee: $175
Non-member fee: $225
Minimum passing score: 70%

Access AMT Learning Center

To participate in AMT's ECG Certificate Course participants should have a basic working knowledge of electrocardiograms (ECGs) and perform ECGs in an employer setting.

This course is designed for medical assistants and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice is equal to or greater than a medical assistant such as a nurse, nurse practitioner or physician assistant.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the electrical conduction system of the heart.
  • Recognize and explain the significance of waves, rhythms and artifacts produced by the 12-lead ECG.
  • Read ECGs using a standard procedure.
  • Discuss how medications and electrolyte disturbances can cause changes to an ECG.
  • Identify the different types of abnormalities that can be determined from an ECG.
  • Explain the need for a Holter monitor, a treadmill stress test and a thallium stress test.

Get Connected

Contact Us

10700 West Higgins Rd, Suite 150
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: 847.823.5169




Cookie Settings