EKG Technician Course
The EKG Certificate program covers cardiac anatomy and physiology, basic EKG rhythm interpretation, cardiac stress tests, 12 lead EKGs, holter monitors, basic cardiac medications, patient safety, patient rights, infection control and other general healthcare topics. This class includes the 4 Hour HIV/AIDS certification.
The EKG Certificate program is offered several times a year. Please see the enrollment counselor for specific schedules. In order to earn a certificate for this program, you must complete all the required classes for this program. They generally do not need to be done in any particular order. Students may enroll at any point in the program and start at the beginning of any class. The required classes for this program are:
- Health Science Concepts
- EKG and Lab
- Career Preparation
Your enrollment counselor will assist you in finding a schedule that fits your lifestyle. Please see the enrollment counselor for more information regarding schedules and program requirements.
Upon completion of the program, all students are eligible to take the National Certification Exam (CET) through National Healthcareer Association.
EKG Technician Course
|Start Date||End Date||Days||Class Type||Times||Length|
|12/12/2011||Call for current schedule||MWF||Part Time||2Pm-6Pm||14 weeks|
|12/12/2011||Call for current schedule||MWF||Full Time||9Am-6Pm||7 weeks|
Tuition for EKG is $698 plus $100 registration fee.How abundant are EKG jobs?
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (Bureau of Labor and Statistics), the demand for Cardiovascular Technicians is expected to grow faster than average with EXCELLENT job opportunities.How much do EKG Technicians make?
According to Payscale.com, which accumulates data on wages for different careers, EKG Technicians average $20,000 to $31,000 per year.Where do EKG Technicians work?
EKG Technicians usually work in a hospital or physician office setting, but may also be employed in an outpatient clinic or lab, residential facility or home care setting.What do EKG Technicians do?
EKG Technicians perform EKGs (which gathers information on the electrical signals of the heart), and Holter Monitoring and may assist with Cardiac Stress Tests. EKG Technicians are trained to review EKGs and recognize abnormal rhythms and may be employed in a hospital as an EKG Monitor Technicians.
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