EKG Technician

Are you interested in working in an acute or out-patient healthcare setting? Do you think you would enjoy collecting valuable health data? Are you currently employed and looking to enhance your career mobility? Are you a current EKG Technicians seeking certification in this field? This 60 hour course may be for you! Students will explore real life scenarios in classroom and laboratory environments.

Textbook, Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers and the fee for a national certification test are included in the course cost.

NOTE: Background checks are required for most allied health positions. Students with felony convictions may have difficulty obtaining employment in these fields. 

MODULES

  • Key customer service concepts
  • Basic anatomy & physiology of cardiovascular system
  • How to calculate heart rate
  • How to identify sinus atrial, AV junction, ventricular and AV block rhythms
  • 12-lead ECG interpretation, including myocardial infarction
  • Path from Training to Career

PREREQUISITES

  • High school diploma or GED recommended
  • Healthcare training and one year of healthcare experience preferred
  • Pass assessment tests for reading and math. Call our Customer Service Center at (860) 906-5130 to schedule testing. Individuals with college experience may request the assessment tests be waived.

COURSES

 Course Code: HMED G5385

10/01/18-12/12/18

Day/Time: Mon/Wed, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Room: 604

Cost: $1,049