EKG technicians are in demand! EKG technicians work in physician’s offices, hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities and organizations. EKG technicians also work for insurance companies to provide data for health and life insurance policies. Similar to other growing healthcare professions, the demand for EKG technicians is expected to continue to grow substantially. Approximately 25% more EKG technician jobs will be available by the year 2018.
This EKG Technician Program prepares students to perform EKG’s. This course will include information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. A highly interactive course!
This EKG Technician program prepares students to function as EKG technicians. This course covers the following key areas and topics:
EKG Technician Detailed Course Information:
Education and Certifications
Although there is no state approval, state registration or other state requirements for this program, students who complete this EKG Technician program will be prepared and are eligible to take at least 2 national certification exams. Students are eligible to sit for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technician (ASPT) Certified EKG Technician exam and the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) EKG Technician (CET) certification exam. Students who complete this program can and do sit for these national certification exams and are qualified, eligible and prepared to do so.
Although not a requirement of this program, once students complete the EKG Technician program they have the ability to participate in a clinical externship and/or hands on practicum so as to practice with a 12 lead EKG machine and to perform the job requirements and skills required of a practicing EKG Technician. Students will be assisted with completing a resume and/or other requirements necessary to work in a hospital, physicians practice, clinic and/or with other healthcare organizations near their location.
Note: No refunds can be issued after the start date published in your Financial Award document.