EKG Technician

The EKG Technician program is designed to teach the technical and procedural aspects of electrocardiography, including patient care, EKG procedures and analyzing EKG results. This program is a hybrid course where content will be provided online and students will attend an in-person lab for skills practice. Students will learn Basic Life Support (BSL) from the American Heart Association; concepts of EKG fundamentals; safety and compliance; patient preparation; EKG and cardiac monitoring; analyzing EKG tracings; emergency situations; and health care foundations. This program is designed for learners who want to advance their career or for those interested in starting a career in the medical field. Upon course completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certification Exam. The first exam fee is included in the tuition. Students must possess a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency diploma. Students will be responsible for the purchase of the following items: Hartman’s Complete Guide for EKG Technician, 1st Edition, by Clarke ISBN 9781604251074; 2020 BLS Provider Manual by AHA, ISBN: 978-1616697686; Scrubs; CPR Rescue Mask; and an Adult/Child Pocket Resuscitator. (55 hours/8 in-class meetings). Class meets online and once a week in person.

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The EKG Technician program is designed to teach the technical and procedural aspects of electrocardiography, including patient care, EKG procedures and analyzing EKG results. This program is a hybrid course where content will be provided online and students will attend an in-person lab for skills practice. Students will learn Basic Life Support (BSL) from the American Heart Association; concepts of EKG fundamentals; safety and compliance; patient preparation; EKG and cardiac monitoring; analyzing EKG tracings; emergency situations; and health care foundations. This program is designed for learners who want to advance their career or for those interested in starting a career in the medical field. Upon course completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certification Exam. The first exam fee is included in the tuition. Students must possess a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency diploma. Students will be responsible for the purchase of the following items: Hartman’s Complete Guide for EKG Technician, 1st Edition, by Clarke ISBN 9781604251074; 2020 BLS Provider Manual by AHA, ISBN: 978-1616697686; Scrubs; CPR Rescue Mask; and an Adult/Child Pocket Resuscitator. (55 hours/8 in-class meetings). Class meets online and once a week in person.

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