Nursing Education and Professional Development

Basic Arrhythmia Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation (BACRI) Testing

The Basic Arrhythmia Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation (BACRI) Test is given as a follow-up to the BACRI Class.  

NOTE:  BACRI test should be taken within 30 days following completion of two-day BACRI Class.

Registration required for test date(s).

Presented by Nursing Education and Professional Development.

Target Audience Targeted for VUMC Staff who care for patients on cardiac monitors; mandatory programming.
Also offered to Non-VUMC Staff.

  VUMC Staff
   VUMC Staff
Non-VUMC Staff 
  Non-VUMC Staff
Prerequisite Must complete 2 day BACRI Class to sign-up for testing. 

Review BACRI Course Manual received during Clinical Orientation.

Please bring BACRI Course Manual and calipers to test;
calipers available for $10.00 at test site (cash, check, credit card).

  Purchase BACRI Products
(including BACRI Flashcards and calipers)
Additional helfpful information:
- LMS Self-Paced Review Modules (search  for videos in the Learning Exchange by name):
  1) Reading an EKG*
  2) Sinus Dysrhythmias*
  3) Atrial and Junctional Dysrhythmias and
      Heart Block*
  4) Ventricular Dysrhythmias and Patient
Date(s) Dates listed in LMS*  
Time(s) Times vary; listed in LMS*
(allow 90 minutes for testing)
Location(s) Nursing Education and
Professional Development

3401 West End, Suite 790 - Room C
Accessible via Purple Shuttle Route
Registration LMS registration*
Do not register for more than
one session per day.
Contact Hour(s) No Contact Hours offered  
Certification Email confirmation with minimum
score of 85%
Cost No cost for VUMC Staff  

Inclement Weather Policy

 Nursing Education and Professional Development's Inclement Weather Policy applies

Questions? Contact Us Amanda Cupples, Program Coordinator
Nursing Education and Professional Development
615/936-5237 or amanda.c.cupples@vanderbilt.edu





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