EKG Technician

Electrocardiograph technicians are essential team members at hospitals and clinics. They are responsible for the following duties: - Performing diagnostics test on patients - Monitoring patients blood pressure - Collecting medical data to be used by doctors - Administer test to determine the cardiovascular health of a patient

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Last updated Wed, 15-May-2024
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Course overview

EKG Technicians carry the responsibility of administering electrocardiogram tests, which help practitioners understand the state of a patient's heart.
Technicians ensure proper electrode placement on the patient, record the EKG/ECG, prepare the report for the physician, ensure patient comfort and safety, and troubleshoot abnormalities with the recording. In addition, EKG/ECG technicians set up and administer stress tests.

Candidates should be familiar with performing Holter monitoring and stress testing, medical terminology, understanding the anatomy and physiology of the heart, diseases and disorders of the heart, electrocardiography, pharmacology, and general patient care.

What will I learn?

  • National EKG exam study materials; Job placement assistance
  • National electrocardiograph practice exam
  • Digital EKG certification; Immediate proof of certification
  • Certified EKG technician (CET) from the National Healthcare Association
Requirements
  • Provide proof of completion of 8th Grade (transcript, diploma, home-schooling affidavit or other official documentation indicating completion of 8th grade or 8th-grade equivalent)
  • Provide proof of being at least 16 years of age (drivers license)
  • Not be listed as unemployable on the Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR)
  • Not have been convicted of a criminal offense listed in the Texas Health and Safety Code ยง250.00
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