EKG Monitor Technician

Approved by: NHA (National Healthcare Association) and NCCT (National Center of Competency Testing)

The ECG or EKG Technician course is now offered by Critical Care Training Center. It 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 Board of Registered Nurse (BRN), BVNPT and 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

Requirements/Prerequisites: A high school diploma or GED is required to take this course.

Class Information

  • 6 Days
  • EKG Certification
  • CEs Available
  • EKG Technician Salaries are $50,000 – $77,000 per year
  • Excellent job outlook! Projected to grow 43% from 2015 – 2025

Course Fee: $849

Test Fee: $50


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The Course Curriculum Covers

  • Introduction and orientation for EKG testing
  • Cardiovascular physiology
  • Character of the EKG technician
  • Relevant medical terminology
  • 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

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

Why Register?

1 Certificate = 4 Career Options

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 2020 – 29%
  • Individual approach
  • Experienced instructors
  • Stress-free learning environment
EKG Monitor Technician Course Registration
Seats are limited, please register at your earliest convenience

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