1. EKG Monitor Technician

Become an EKG Monitor Technician

Available as an Online Course!

Course Fee: $849
NHA Test Fee: $117

The ECG or EKG Technician course is designed specifically for individuals interested in becoming a certified EKG technician and for those enhancing their career in health care industry in general.

As an EKG Technician, it is essential to have a comprehensive knowledge on electrocardiography, which will lead to efficient operation and maintenance of cardiograph machines used for monitoring heart muscles’ contractions.

The EKG Technician course is a NCCT approved 50-hour program completed over 6 days. The course will prepare you to take the NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing) national EKG certification examination.

Become an EKG Monitor Technician

Available as an Online Course!

Course Fee: $849
NHA Test Fee: $117

The ECG or EKG Technician course is designed specifically for individuals interested in becoming a certified EKG technician and for those enhancing their career in health care industry in general.

As an EKG Technician, it is essential to have a comprehensive knowledge on electrocardiography, which will lead to efficient operation and maintenance of cardiograph machines used for monitoring heart muscles’ contractions.

The EKG Technician course is a NHA and  NCCT approved 50-hour program completed over 6 days. The course will prepare you to take the NHA (National Healthcare Association) or NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing) national EKG certification examination.

Why EKG Technician?

Get your certificate in as little as 6 days
Nationally accredited by NHA & NCCT
Salaries are $35,000 – $55,000 per year
Excellent job outlook!
Projected to grow 23% from 2015 – 2025
Pass the National Exam
Work in hospital settings

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What you will learn

Introduction and orientation for EKG testing
Cardiovascular physiology
Character of the EKG technician
Cardiac cycle and electrical conduction system
Preparation for a 12-lead EKG
EKG analysis and general EKG interpretation
A review of sinus rhythms
The 12-lead EKG placement, troubleshooting and interpretation
Knowledge on function of the EKG department in a variety of settings

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The employment outlook for EKG Monitor Technicians is projected to grow 43% from 2015 to 2025

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Occupational Outlook

The employment outlook for EKG Monitor Technicians is projected to grow 43% from 2015 to 2025, faster than the average for all occupations. As the aging population grows and heart disease is on the rise, the need for such technicians will only increase. This could be a great entry-level job into health care with many potential avenues for advancement.

The advancement of imaging technology in medicine and increase in the number of less expensive imaging options is escalating the demand for EKG nowadays. This results in more vacancies for EKG Technicians in a variety of settings, including but not limited to clinics and doctor’s offices, private diagnostic laboratories etc. Some hospitals, though, may still go for EKG Monitor-Telemetry Technicians. The EKG Technician course will be especially beneficial for new graduates, Phlebotomists, Medical Assistants, EMT’s and nurses.

  • Multiple options for career with one course
  • Growing demand for EKG specialists
  • Anticipated growth by 2025 – 23%
  • Individual approach
  • Experienced instructors
  • Stress-free learning environment

After this 6 day course, you can apply for the following jobs in a hospital setting:

EKG/ECG Technician
EKG/ECG Monitor – Telemetry Technician
Unit Secretary (Telemetry & Receptionist)
Holter Monitor Technician

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