Ideal for Healthcare Careers such as:

  • Telemetry Technician
  • ECG Interpretation Technician
  • Telemetry RN
  • EMT/Paramedic
  • Critical Care LVN
  • Critical Care RN
  • Many other clinical healthcare positions


Basic Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation (EKG or ECG)

This is a 3-credit hour course presented by the UIW Online at the University of the Incarnate Word. Coursework is completely online.

After successful completion of this Basic EKG interpretation course, a student would be eligible to sit for the Cardiac Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) certification exam and be better prepared to compete for an entry-level healthcare career!

1 course + 1 certification exam =
1 entry-level healthcare career*

Classes are enrolling now for 8-week terms.

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Course Objectives

  • Prepare students for an entry-level healthcare career as a ECG telemetry technician.
  • Prepare students to successfully complete the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) exam

Students Who Would Benefit

  • Professionals who utilize specialized monitoring equipment to analyze cardiac rhythms or ECGs.
  • Healthcare professionals seeking additional certifications for career advancement.
  • Students who wish to sit for the CCI exam prior to graduation to begin a healthcare career in interpreting an ECG now.
  • Active duty military and veterans looking for transferable skills in the civilian community.

Program Benefits:

*Passing scores in the course and certificate exam do not guarantee employment. 


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