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. Employment is expected to increase by 10% from 2016 – 2026 with a 2017 median annual wage of $55,270 (Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections).
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.
Course Contact Hours: 50 hours
Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:30 pm, April 2 – May 30, 2018 (no classes April 16, April 18 and May 28)
Cost: $999 (textbook included in cost)