Become an Electrocardiogram Technician in eight weeks.
Pre-requisite: High School Diploma
An electrocardiogram (EKG) is a recording of the electrical activity of the heart. The heart is a muscle beating to an electrical stimulation from the SA node. In this class you will learn all about the electrical stimulations, anatomy and physiology of the heart, and how to obtain and interpret an EKG.
Classes meet Wednesday and Friday 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
This course introduces the student to theory and practical skills necessary for preparation, and obtaining an electrocardiogram. It is designed for healthcare workers who wish to master the skill of basic EKG recognition and interpretation of normal and abnormal EKG, and understand their significance.
Lecture, clinical labs, demonstrations, reviews, computer assignments, video recordings, and EKG rhythm strip interpretations will be used to facilitate learning.
Textbook, pocket guide, and tools for EKG interpretation will be provided.
After completion of the course, the certification exam will be administered at the school.
The cost of the class is $1,700.00.
Understand the purpose of electrocardiograms and telemetry
Describe the structures and functions of the heart
Explain the electrical conduction system of the heart
Calculate heart rates
Perform 12 lead electrocardiogram
Masters Prepared Instructors in small classrooms helps students understand complicated concepts.
STUDENT PERFORMING 12 LEAD EKG