EKG Technician

•  45 Course Contact Hours

This comprehensive 45-hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the National HealthCareer Association exam (NHA).

Program Overview

This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing.

Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices.

Program Schedule

Six Weeks. Two Evenings/Week, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM. Two Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM for Five Weeks.

Pre-requisite: Medical Terminology or approval from advisor.

Program Costs

$660*

*Rates include books. Rates are for 2021-2022 and are subject to change. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.