This 80-hour comprehensive EKG Technician course will prepare students to serve as EKG Technicians and take relevant national certifying exams. The course will combine theory and practice to provide instruction in all aspects of EKG technology and patient care. Students will learn about anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, appropriate patient care, and the legal and medical aspects of patient care.
The course will also include comprehensive instruction in EKG placement and interpretation, along with information regarding the role of the EKG in diagnosing and managing cardiovascular problems. In addition to theoretical instruction, students will apply what they are learning in the course through practical, lab-based activities. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to work as an EKG Technician. Students will be prepared to take the AMCA EKG Technician Certification (ETC) national certification exam.