This program prepares students to perform EKGs, offering instruction in cardiac anatomy and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. Learners will explore the technology used such as the EKG machine and how to interpret a rhythm strip. EKG Technicians also analyze printed readings of EKG tests, measuring various “cardiac intervals and complexes” and determining normal vs. abnormal EKG.
After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.
- Anytime learning, complete lessons and assignments on your schedule within 6 months
- Video lesson presentations to bring the content to life
- Assessments and activities to ensure you’re on track for success
Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity
Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. As learners progress through their eLearning program, an externship coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.
Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.
Wanamaker Workforce and Economic Innovation Scholarship
This program is eligible for a Wanamaker Workforce and Economic Innovation Scholarship Opportunity. Learn more about this competitive scholarship here. To be considered complete the application and submit your completed application packet.
Upon registering, you have six (6) months to complete the program.
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This workshop is offered through our continuing education online partner.