This comprehensive ECG Technician Certification course prepares students to function as ECG Technicians and to take the National Healthcareer Association Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.

The course includes theory as well as skills application in performing electrocardiograms. Cardiac anatomy and physiology is reviewed as a basis for learning correct placement of leads for routine electrocardiograms as well as stress testing. Basic information about the wave forms associated with heart functioning and ECG interpretation is included. This course also includes patient communication skills, medical ethics, medical terminology, the Holter monitor, electrocardiography and echocardiography and the legal aspects of patent contact.

Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED.

Course fee includes: Textbook and exam fee for the National Healthcareer Association Certified EKG Technician (CET) through NHA (National Health Careers Association).

Some programs are grant-funded, if you meet the grant eligibility requirements there is no cost to you.

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