If you are wanting to start or build on your current credentials in the healthcare industry, the ECG/EKG Technician may be right for you. This field serves a fast growing industry and can provide a rewarding career for those new to healthcare or aid those needing to acquire additional skills to expand their scope and breadth of knowledge.
ECG/EKG Technicians conduct a range of cardiovascular tests on patients for diagnostic purposes such as 12-Lead ECG testing, continuous cardiac monitoring, setting up ambulatory monitoring or telemetry and cardiac stress tests. Technicians also gather patient history, measure vital signs, and provide data and reports to physicians.
You will acquire an American Heart Association BLS and an ACLS certification while in the program and be fully prepared to take the National Certified ECG Technician (CET) examination.
- 18 years of age
- High School diploma or GED
- Meet the minimum score on the Reading Placement Test or other acceptable measure
- Complete admission packet (includes options for funding your education)
Virtual Enrollment Session Attendance
If you are interested in this Healthcare program, you will be required to attend a virtual Information/Advising Session that will provide in-depth information and enrollment guidance.
Enrollment Session: Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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ECG Technicians work in a variety of healthcare settings, such as doctors offices, hospitals and cardiovascular centers.
Clock Hour Program
Clock-based certificates are training programs that provide skills for quick entry into the workforce. The clock-hour programs have specific year-round start dates.
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