Below are the selected essays by Critical Care Training Center. To achieve fairness, the essay order is random for each viewer.

ECG Monitor Technician

ECG Monitor Technician
5 (99.95%) 3294 votes

My name is Karen Gutierrez, I am 29 years old. The reason I chose the ECG Monitor Technician program is because I am looking for a career that pays well so I can finish my Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. I have been in the Acupuncture program since 2012 but have been going…

EKG Monitor Technician

EKG Monitor Technician
2.4 (47.27%) 11 votes

I want to become an EKG Monitor Technician to add on to my skills as a Respiratory Therapist, as any employee you should always try and make yourself more marketable on the job. In my current position we currently do EKG’s at night if they are required immediately. My son is a senior in high…

Certified EKG Technician

Certified EKG Technician
4.8 (95.71%) 56 votes

Abstract Certified EKG Technicians (CET) continues to play vital roles in the United States specially with the continuos rise of prevalence rate of heart disease across the nation. My aspiration to be a Certified EKG Technician is driven by not only obtaining the skills to read an EKG and operate an EKG machine, but also…

Certified ECG Technician

Certified ECG Technician
4.1 (82.22%) 18 votes

I have always been interested in the field of emergency medicine. So much so that when I was only 17 years old I took my first emergency medical technician (EMT) course. I started working as an EMT soon after. I spent many years working in the field and responding to emergency calls within my community….

EKG Monitor Tech

EKG Monitor Tech
4.5 (90.18%) 55 votes

Have you ever had a loved one pass away? Have you ever experienced the devastating loss of someone so close due to a heart attack? I have experienced this event in my life when my father passed away due to a heart related condition. The suffering from having a loved one pass is heartbreaking and…

EKG Technician

EKG Technician
3.4 (67.27%) 11 votes

Don’t follow a path of success. Make your own path of success. They say the brain is the most powerful organ in our body because it can create and destroy. No one was born a genius, no one was born dumb either. But what about the heart? The heart is the most important because it…

ECG Technician

ECG Technician
5 (99.89%) 7712 votes

I decided to become an ECG Technician because of what happened to me on July 11, 2016. I went in for a routine myomectomy in the morning and three hours later I was in the recovery room experiencing a lot of pain, so the nurse gave me pain medication. Immediately, I experienced dizziness, difficulty breathing…

Electrocardiograph Technician

Electrocardiograph Technician
4.1 (81.43%) 28 votes

My primary reason for me to advance my professional career to become an Electrocardiograph (EKG) technician is due to my late stepfather. He had passed away due to a heart failure several years ago, I had always wondered if a EKG technician was able to identify irregularities in his heart sooner, a doctor would have…

Monitor Technician

Monitor Technician
3 (60%) 6 votes

I am a 37-year-old college educated Hispanic male who has worked for non-profit organizations since I graduated from college in 2003—primarily with at-risk youth, the homeless and special needs communities. With that said, I am making a move in my life to transition to the medical field. I would venture to say, that poor health…

EKG

EKG
2.7 (54.29%) 7 votes

A little over a year ago, my father endured an overwhelming amount of pressure and pain originating from his chest. It was five o’clock in the morning and he was the only person home at the time. Although a cardiac stress test showed no concerns two years prior, my father recognized his symptoms were concerning…

ECG-EKG Technicians

ECG-EKG Technicians
4.9 (97.5%) 168 votes

Loud beeps, constant bleeps, and pages for staff members over the loudspeaker are typical sounds you hear in a hospital. A trip to the hospital is rarely the result of something fun. It is usually a last resort to a life threatening situation. Being surrounded by strangers and medical machines is a nerve racking position…