This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians. 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.
NWCA National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) EKG Technician (CET) Exam.
NHA National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified EKG Technician (CET) national examination.