EKG Technician (104 Hours)

EKG monitor

The role of the EKG Technician is a vital member of the healthcare team. The EKG program is
designed to teach the basics of anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG, and dysrhythmia recognition. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for
the EKG (CET) National Health Career Association (NHA) certification exam.

 

Training Includes: 

  • CPR Certification
  • Anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Principles of EKG
  • Dysrhythmia recognition
  • Junctional/atrial rhythms
  • Set up and administration of EKG’s (electrocardiograms) and stress tests
  • Preparation of patients for Holter and ambulatory monitoring
  • Delivery of final test results for physicians’ analysis
  • Schedule appointments
  • Transcribe physicians’ interpretations

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Provide proof of high school completion (high school transcripts, copy of high school diploma, or copy of completion of GED requirements)
  • Demonstrate reading proficiency either by college transcripts, computerized placement test, or a TABE reading test

Cost of Class:

  • Tuition/Registration $180
  • Text $55 (subject to change)
  • Liability Insurance: $13
  • Optional accident insurance $1.20
  • Cost of CPR card

Other Fees: 

  • NHA certification test $115

 

6/1/21-8/26/21, TTh, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

$180                            Instructor: Cook

Yancey                           828.682.7315

 

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