EKG Technician

The EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the NHA – Electrocardiograph (ECT) Technician exam.

This is a G3 program.  Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.

EKG Technician with patient

Program

Workforce Training Program

Required Courses

  • EKG Technician

Admissions Requirements

•    Documentation of GED or High School Diploma 
•    At least 18 years of age on the first day of class 
•    Meet minimum essential functions and standards for program   
•    Complete a pre-healthcare information session 
Note: Other documentation may be required for funding assistance  

 

Program Information

This comprehensive 60-hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the NHA – Electrocardiograph (ECT) Technician exam. 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.