EKG Technician Program
EKG technicians work in healthcare facilities with doctors and technologists and specialize in electrocardiogram (EKG) testing for patients. They monitor the readings, ensure that EKG machines are attached properly and in working order, and record the results of the EKG tests.
Our thorough EKG technician program is a critical step in obtaining EKG certification, providing students with the knowledge and practical skills required for this critical healthcare profession. The curriculum covers the anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, and the legal elements of patient engagement. Furthermore, students learn about the use of the Holter monitor, laboratory aiding in electrocardiography and echocardiography, and other important areas of this profession.
Our EKG technician training goes beyond theory and includes hands-on experience. Students participate in a series of interactive laboratories that include learning how to use an EKG machine, comprehending proper lead placement on the chest wall, and mastering the complexities of 12-lead placement, among other clinical procedures. Students must successfully record a minimum of 30 EKGs on live individuals in order to pass their certification exam.
Students who complete this EKG technician course are well-prepared to take the EKG Technician certification exam. This program is an excellent stepping stone for people wishing to start a lucrative career in healthcare or improve their current abilities. If you’re looking for a complete EKG technician certification program that includes both theoretical and hands-on training, our curriculum is your ticket to success in the field of electrocardiogram technology.
This 60-hour course may be taken as part of the patient care technician program or as a stand-alone course.
- Training in safe, compliant, and coordinated Patient Care
- Technical skills in operating EKG equipment
- Strong foundation in the analysis and interpretation of various classes of EKG test results
Dr Jiji Sally Varughese
DNP, MSN-Ed, RN