Our Office:
333 Oakland Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840
Business Hours:
Monday-Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m

Call our
Admissions Coordinator
today!
Don’t delay, you can be on your way to an exciting new career.
Phone: 567-208-7324
E-mail:
admissions@careers4youtc.com
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The ONLINE DEADLINE for scheduling class will be Thursday at 4 pm prior to the start of class.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please visit our office before 3 pm on Friday prior to the start of class.

You are required to complete the application and payment process before you will be scheduled.

All training classes are subject to date and time change including weekends without notice!

EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

This 90-hour, 10-13 day program will prepare you to become an EKG technician, which involves monitoring and recording electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. The course includes hands-on labs and practice with EKG equipment. The ASPT-Electrocardiograph Technician exam and other National Certification exams are options after completion.

 

This course includes important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. Additionally, you will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine and other clinical practices. After the successful completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for the National Health career Association (NHA) EKG Technician Certification (CET) exam.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Individuals interested in becoming a certified EKG Technician
  • Individuals interested in working in healthcare

 

  • WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
  • Roles of the EKG Technician
  • Functions of the EKG department in a variety of settings (e.g. hospitals, clinic, office, mobile service)
  • Medical terminology related to electrocardiography
  • Anatomy of the heart, conduction system, and circulation of the heart and blood vessels
  • Electrical conduction system of the heart and the cardiac cycle (electric system)
  • Preparing a patient for a 12-lead EKG
  • EKG strip analysis (P, Q, R, S, T wave form interpretation) and basic EKG interpretation
  • A review of normal sinus rhythm, sinus bradycardia, sinus tachycardia, etc.
  • The 12-lead EKG placement and interpretation and troubleshooting

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As an EKG Technician, your duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

 

  • Providing instructions, according to the identified needs for patients, family members and caregivers with verbalized understanding.
  • Assisting in emergency procedures when necessary.
  • Performing general cleaning, maintenance, and calibration records of all ECG/EKG equipment.
  • Coordinating and organizing supplies, equipment, and instruments needed for procedures.
  • Monitoring, recording, and communicating as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Utilizing knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
  • Following standard precautions using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.

 

Attire: Scrubs must be worn for all training classes and clinical hours.

Supplies that are recommended include a notebook, pens, pencils and high lighters.

Admissions Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma , GED or international High School Diploma
  • Government issued signed photo ID
  • Show proof of 1 step Mantoux tuberculin test (TB) within 12 month of the start of class.

The cost of this class is $1068.00 which includes: training fee, lab fee, liability insurance and National testing fee. 

Refunds:
STUDENTS: YOU MUST CANCEL OUT OF YOUR CLASS BY 3 PM THE THURSDAY BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL FORFEIT ANY FEES PAID. 

FACILITES: YOU MUST CANCEL YOUR STUDENT OUT OF YOUR CLASS BY 3 PM THE THURSDAY BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL FORFEIT ANY FEES PAID. ANY STUDENT FAILING TO SHOW FOR CLASS WILL BE CONSIDERED A NO SHOW AND YOU WILL STILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TRAINING FEES. 

Call our Admissions and Curriculum Coordinator at 567-208-7324 for more information