Healthcare Education

EKG Technician

EKG Technician
This 40-hour program prepares students to function as EKG technicians. Students will become familiar with basic EKG interpretation of normal rhythms and arrhythmias. Students will
be prepared to take the National Certification Exam.

As a Certified EKG Technician, you’ll operate machines that record the electrical activity of a patient’s heart. EKG rhythms provide important data for the diagnosis of heart conditions. As a CET, you may perform some or all of the following tasks: Set up and administer EKGs, stress tests; Prepare patients for Holter, or ambulatory monitoring; Edit and deliver final test results to physicians for analysis; Schedule appointments; Transcribe physicians' interpretations.

Completion of this program allows the individual to be eligible for the National Certification Exam through the National Healthcareer Association.

Total Course Hours: 40

Course Fee: $150​

​​Prerequisites for registration are:​
​   Must provide a copy of one of the following: Unofficial copy of High School transcripts, College Transcripts, GED, or Equivalency

Required Text: ​​ECG Workout: Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation, Sixth Edition", by Jane Huff ISBN: 978-1-4511-1553-6

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