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EKG Technician

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COMPREHENSIVE 50 HOUR PROGRAM

Comprised of classroom instruction covering lead placement for 12-lead electrocardiography, Holter monitoring and the echocardiogram, EKG strip analysis, and more.

The EKG Technician Profession

EKG technicians are in demand! EKG technicians work in physician’s offices, hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities and organizations. EKG technicians also work for insurance companies to provide data for health and life insurance policies. Similar to other growing healthcare professions, the demand for EKG technicians is expected to continue to grow substantially. Approximately 5% more EKG technician jobs will be available by the year 2018. 

EKG Technician Training Overview: 

This course will introduce you to the anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology medical ethics, and legal aspects of patient contact. You will learn electrocardiography and stress testing, function and use of an EKG machine with proper lead placement.  

Prerequisites

  • High School Transcript or G.E.D
  • Students must undergo a Criminal Offense Registry Information (CORI) and Sexual Offense Registry Information (SORI) background check
  • Proof of Immunizations (TDap, MMR, Varicella, HepB, Meningococcal, & TB)
  • Negative TB test (or chest x-ray)
  • Academic Assessment

Course Schedule:

January 24, 2020 – April 3, 2020
Friday: 6:00pm-9:30pm
Every Other Saturday: 9am-2:30pm (2/1, 2/15, 2/29, 3/14)                                

Certification

This course will prepare students for the Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.

Tuition

$1,199 (Tuition and books) 

To register or for more information:

Call: 857-701-1603
Email: eeverton@rcc.mass.edu
Visit us in Building #4 (closest to the parking lot), Room 102. Monday- Thursday 8:30 a.m to 6:00 p. m & Friday 8:30 a.m .to 5:00 pm