Program Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define the key terms for electrocardiography.
  • Describe the electrical conduction system of the heart
  • Recognize and explain the significance of waves, rhythms, and artifacts produced by the 12-lead ECG.
  • Name the standard 12 leads and describe what area of the heart each lead represents.
  • Describe how to operate and maintain electrocardiogram equipment.
  • Describe how to perform a single-channel or multichannel electrocardiograph.
  • Describe what causes each type of artifact and how each can be eliminated.
  • Read ECGs using a standard procedure.

Duration: 40 hours

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The basic EKG technician course offers the skills necessary to perform EKG tracings of the heart. This program is designed to be an introduction to the cardiovascular system and related terminology with an emphasis on performing 12-lead EKG tracings and basic rhythm identification. If you are training for a career in the healthcare industry, this skill will enhance your career opportunities in a physician’s office, clinic, skilled nursing, or hospital setting.

Class Requires
1. TB/PPD(less than 1 year)
2. immunization records
3. High school diploma
4. Medical insurance card
5. State ID
Tuition Fee: $800
Registration Fee $40
Books $74
Liability Insurance: $20


*Additional fees may include Uniforms, equipment and National Certification Testing. Minimum course deposit of $250.00 required for all programs.
After the initial downpayment, you can contact the administration office to set up a payment plan.
Clinical externships are not included with the EKG course but are included with the Medical Assistant program.
Next Classes

Morning:
June 4 - September 17
Classes run on Tuesdays for 10 weeks
10 AM - 2 PM

Evening:
June 4 - September 10
6PM - 9:30 PM for 12 weeks
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