Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE®) is proud to be
recognized as the global leader in heart rhythm certification.
Established in 1985, IBHRE® was the first testing
organization founded to raise the level of professionalism and academic
credibility in cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. IBHRE certified
specialists include more than 9000 distinguished physicians and allied
professionals around the world who have been tested on the scientific
foundation, clinical skills, and technical knowledge required to provide
and facilitate safe quality patient care in the management of
independent body of the Heart Rhythm Society,
IBHRE is enriched by cardiac arrhythmia health care professionals who
strive for excellence and optimal health care by passing this
distinguished exam. Participation in the exam is consistent with the
Heart Rhythm Society’s overall purpose to improve the care of patients
by promoting research, education and optimal health care policies and
standards. Working together to standardize the profession, IBHRE and HRS
provide the most current testing and professional development tools with
advances in heart rhythm management to enhance knowledge and delivery of
health care to patients.
50 percent of industry and clinical employers now require
employees to obtain IBHRE certification for hire and/or career
Nearly 3,000 international IBHRE certificants are located in 49
2012, IBHRE’s European certificants obtained a passing rate of 78
– 83 percent between all of IBHRE’s exams, approximately 5
percent higher than the overall IBHRE exam pass rate.
Nurse practitioners and Physician’s Assistants have an 83 percent
pass rate on the Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy Exam.
IBHRE Annual Surveys show that organizations recognize a higher
level of performance from IBHRE certificants.
Get more info on
IBHRE’s Statistics page!