: EnglishShort Description
: EKG technician's measure patients heart performance. Using specialized equipment, the EKG technician records and then provides those measurements to the patient’s physician. Healthcare services are growing every year, and with the aging baby boomer generation, it is estimated that an additional 20% more EKG technicians will be needed in the next 3 years. Highly sought after for hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices, the EKG technician skills are even more desired when combined with Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant training, which opens up exciting career paths. The 2015-2016 studies show median income for EKG technicians was $53,000 per year (entry-level EKG technicians can start at $27,000, and with years of experience can go up to $82,000).
What’s in this program? This program teaches a thorough background of the EKG profession, covering procedures and processes, electrode placement and leads, EKG machines and measurements, heart functions and cardiac medications.Instructor Description
: This course provides students with certified, skilled facilitators to guide them through their learning experience. Facilitators who are well trained in a unique mastery methodology and provide one-on-one instruction to their students to ensure mastery of the course material. The course facilitator is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Facilitators also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.Certification
: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be prepared, in part, to sit for the NHA's Certified EKG Technician certification exam. **To sit for the exam, students must show proof of successfully performing a minimum of 10 EKGs on live individuals.**
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
Included in this program are the following textbooks:
• EKG Technician Program Standard, Custom Edition Package - Book package includes EKG Technician Program PowerPoint Slides
• EKG Technician Program Standard Student Workbook
• EKG Technician Program Advanced, Custom Edition Package - Book package includes EKG Technician Program: Advanced PowerPoint Slides