Become a member of the health care team by gaining the skills to perform Electrocardiogram in the hospital, clinic, lab, or physician office. Course topics include: Anatomy and Physiology of the heart, diseases of the heart, proper lead placement, operating the monitor, Holter monitors, Pacemakers, basic reading of EKG recordings, identifying artifacts, and professionalism. Upon successful completion of the EKG program, students will have the option of sitting for the CET (Certified EKG Technician) Exam at Southeastern through the NHA (National Health Career Association) for an additional fee.
Prerequisites: Medical Terminology & Anatomy & Physiology or related work experience. (Nurse, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, CNA)