EKG Technician Certification Program - (Hybrid/Dahlonega)
This program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment, and perform hands-on clinical labs, including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices. This program includes 60 hours of lecture and hands-on clinical labs, textbooks, CPR training and national exam.
Upon successful completion of the 60 hours of instruction, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified EKG Technician (CET) national examination. High school diploma or GED required.
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