This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other national certification exams. 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.
National Certification: After the successful completion of the the program, students will be prepared to sit for th American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) Certified EKG Technician (CET) Exam. Exam included in tution. Exam is taken at the completion of course.
NOTE: This is an in-class course. No externship is available.