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.
Course Fee: $849
NHA Test Fee: $117
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.