The EKG Technician program gives training to students to work in hospitals, clinics, emergency and trauma centers, private physician’s offices, out-patient centers and extended nursing care facilities. The EKG Technician will be given training on how to operate and adjust EKG heart monitors and understand the results of the electrocardiograph (EKG) recording. The EKG Technician program requires two classes. EKG can be taken in combination with Phlebotomy or as part of the Medical Assistant Certificate.
Heart Anatomy and Physiology – Holter Monitors – Interpreting and Reading EKG recordings – Diseases of the Heart – Introduction of EKG Monitors – Communicating with Physicians.
High school diploma or GED equivalent. CPR course is a required class we provide unless you have a current CPR card for Heartsaver or Red Cross equivalent CPR which covers adult, child and infant CPR (4hrs).
Upon successful course completion, students will be eligible to sit for the National Certification exam to become a Certified EKG Technician through the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians and/or the National Center for Competency Testing.
We pride ourselves on being one of the most affordable healthcare education providers in the state. Currently, the program costs only $3,125 (price includes tuition, fees, and books).
The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) for the EKG Technician program is 51.0902.
All classes are offered Morning and Evening in most campuses. Classes begin every four weeks. Schedules are subject to change. Schedule a Virtual Tour to learn more about class schedules!