|Graduates of this program learn the skills necessary to work in the capacity of entry-level EKG technicians in hospitals, clinics, or private physicians’ offices.
This program is presented in the form of lectures, videotape, and slide presentations, and the use of analytical equipment. Students must complete a course in anatomy and physiology prior to starting the core of the program. The anatomy and physiology course can be taken at the school. Students learn how to hook up the patient for the procedure, and also learn how to interpret EKG tracings. Students attend the program for two semesters. Externship is mandatory to complete the program.
A certificate of completion is awarded to the student upon successful completion of this program.