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HEALTH CAREER COLLEGE

HEALTH CAREER COLLEGE

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UPCOMING CLASSES (scroll down to EKG Technician Courses)

CLOCK HOURS COMPLETED

  • ​100 HOURS
  • ​DIDACTIC COURSE: 5 WEEKS


ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • SLE Entrance Exam (passing score of 12)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Form of Picture ID (drivers license, passport, State ID, or Visa)
  • Proof of  Medical Insurance


REGISTRATION FEE

  • $75 (nonrefundable)


PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  1. ​Prepare a knowledgeable entry-level employee with technical skills and work habits necessary to perform effectively as a skilled professional EKG Technician.
  2. Teach courses in anatomy & physiology of the heart, heart rhythm, EKG wave patterns, confidentially, medical ethics, and 12 Lead procedure to ensure competency.
  3.  Provide clinical activities that include patient identification and requisition, patient preparation.

The program provides the basic fundamentals in Electrocardiogram (EKG). The program will prepare graduate to become an allied health professional with skills to perform the duties of an EKG Technician in various clinical settings. The program includes 5 weeks of didactic course and laboratory, and 24 hours of clinical externship.  Lecture in the didactic course includes anatomy and physiology of the heart, heart rhythms, EKG wave patterns, Confidentiality, medical ethics as well as the 12 Lead procedure to ensure competency.  Clinical externship at our affiliated laboratory provides hands-on training in EKG techniques. Completion of this course will not automatically qualify a graduate to work as an EKG Technician.   However, once a student successfully achieved the assessment for skills and competency,  he/she will enable to sit for the national exam.  Participants who pass the exam, and successfully complete the requirements are eligible to receive the EKG certification of completion and become a certified EKG Technician.

EKG TECHNICIAN