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EKG Technician (110 Hours)

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The role of the EKG Technician is a vital member of the healthcare team. The EKG program is designed to teach the basics of the 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 Healthcareer 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
• Transcribing physician’s interpretations

 

Admissions Requirements:

• Must be at least 18 years of age
• 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, a computerized placement test, or the CASAS reading test

 

Cost of Class:

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

 

Other Fees:

  • Certification exam: $115

 

2/1/22–5/5/22, TTh, 6:00–10:00 p.m. Instructor: Cook
Avery                                            828.733.5883

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