ELECTROCARDIGRAM (EKG/ECG) COURSE
A course designed for a student who is looking to work as a Cardiology Technologist. The EKG/ECG technician is skilled in the use of an EKG machine to record the electrical impulses transmitted by a patient’s heart. This information is provided to the physician or other healthcare professions for analysis.
This course provides specialized training in the operation and understanding of 12-lead EKG equipment, running and reading rhythm strips and an overview of basic anatomy & physiology, including electrical currents of the heart.
EKG/ECG technicians obtain employment in a variety of settings: mainly at hospital's (Telemetry Department- where patients are having heart-related conditions which need constant monitoring) and doctor’s offices.