According to Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)'s official website, the Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) examination contains 130 multiple choice questions — 110 scored and 20 unscored — with a time limit of two hours. The test will include both traditional and innovative question types.
Twenty of the CCT exam questions are unscored and these are unidentified and randomly distributed throughout the exam to get performance data. The exam score of the candidate is based on the answers of the 110 scored questions.
The exam's total duration is 2 hours:
The exam content is based on Job Task Analysis (JTA) findings, which describes all the tasks a CCT performs on the job and the general knowledge required to complete them. Subject matter experts in the cardiovascular profession develope the content. To keep the exams relevant to current practices in the field, JTA is performed every five years for all nine of the exams CCI offers. Professionals with a doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology conduct ongoing statistical analysis.
The tasks stated below are the activities that CCT performs on the job, with the relative weight of the exam's content areas.
CCI's official website recommends the following sources to help you prepare for the exam.
Last reviewed and updated by Caitlin Goodwin on Oct 16, 2020LinkedIn