Session 1: 9 to 11 a.m.
Session 2: 1 to 3 p.m.

Broadway Building, Suite 1630
Capacity: 12

This is a hybrid course in which 90% of the class will be online through self-paced modules. Sessions displayed above are when you come in to complete the exit exam. Please register for one session only. Content is identical. See “prerequisites and preparation” for additional information. No waiting lists. Italicized class dates are full.

Course description

This course is for RNs who care for adult patients undergoing cardiac monitoring. This course is a hybrid course and has two parts. Part one consists of three self-paced online modules. The modules cover concepts/principles for measuring and interpreting common cardiac rhythms, including: sinus rhythms, atrial rhythms, junctional rhythms, ventricular rhythms, cardiac conduction blocks and pacemaker rhythms. Attendees will practice the measuring and interpretation of rhythms. Clinical assessment and nursing management will be reviewed for common dysrhythmias. Part two consists of an in-person exam with a passing score of ≥83%. The dates listed above are the various available test dates. The date that you register for the course is the date of your exit exam. Part 1 and Part 2 of this course will take a total of 24 hours to complete.

Prerequisites and preparation

Part 1: 30 days prior to the in-person exit exam Pre-course Modules will be assigned to your UC Learning Account and course Facilitator will e-mail course information and instructions.

  • ECG Interpretation Hybrid Module 1. This module will take approximately 8 hours to complete.
  • ECG Interpretation Hybrid Module 2. This module will take approximately 8 hours to complete.
  • ECG Interpretation Hybrid Module 3. This module will take approximately 6 hours to complete.
    • Calipers are recommended for course activities but are not required.

    Modules are to be completed no more than 30 days prior to class. Participants must bring verification of completion to class. Participants may bring their UC Learning Center training transcript as proof or show their training transcript using the SumTotal Mobile app.

    Part 2: In-person exit exam

    • The date that you register for the course is the date of your exit exam.
    • All exam materials will be provided by CPPN.
    • Learners are encouraged to contact course coordinators and schedule time to review content prior to exam as needed.
    • Participants must pass the exit exam with a score of ≥83%. 

    Participants that have not completed all pre-course modules by the in-person exam date will be considered a "no show" and will forfeit registration deposit.

    C.E. contact hours

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 22.25 contact hours.

    The UC Davis Health Center for Professional Practice of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Attendees must successfully complete Part 1 and Part 2 of the course to receive C.E. credit. Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 5 minutes late for the in-person exam; no partial credit can be awarded.


    Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

    Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
    4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
    Sacramento, CA 95820

    Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.

    Registration deadline

    Registration will close 30 days prior to the course date and all pending registrations requests will be cancelled. Walk-ins on the day of the class will not be accepted.

    UC Davis employees

    $25 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.

    This class is open to UC Davis Health RNs only.

    Persons with disabilities

    Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


    Parking is available in lot 25, approximately one block from the Broadway Building on 50th Street next to the MIND Institute. Park with a UC Davis parking permit, or purchase a daily permit for $6 from the kiosk or through the Flowbird Parking app.


    Ashley Vieira, R.N., M.S., B.S.N., C.C.R.N.-K.
    Professional Development Specialist

    Alicia Vasey, M.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N.
    Professional Development Specialist