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What is the Career Like?
EKG technicians attach electrodes from an EKG machine to a patient and print out an EKG for review by the physician. Your test can be used to diagnose heart problems or determine if a patient is suitable for surgery. Other responsibilities can include scheduling appointments, explaining test procedures to patients, taking medical histories and maintaining testing equipment.
Upon completion of the program you'll be certified in the following:
Certified EKG Technician (CET)
This certification can be issued by the National Healthcare Association (NHA), Medical Career Assessment (MedCA) or American Medical Certification Association (AMCA).
Real World Training
Get real world training from instructors with years of professional experience in the field. Plus, you'll be able to hone your skills in your internship.
Did You Know?
The growth potential of EKG technicians between 2014-2024 is 22% according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You only need a certificate or degree to work in this profession. Most EKG technicians work in hospitals but can also work in clinics and physicians’ offices. 30 hours of this course in spent on hand on training in our industry current labs. Graduates of this course meet the requirements to take the National Certification exam.
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