Affordable, fast-track EKG program can be completed in as little as 3 weeks!
*seats are limited
Online EKG Program
This 48-hour Online EKG Technician Program will allow students to obtain employment as an Electrocardiograph (EKG/ECG) Technician. The EKG Technician is responsible for performing diagnostic tests to access the heart rhythm and rate in patients. EKG's are also performed before and after operations, during physicals examinations of patients, for patients with a history of heart disease, when patients are experiencing chest pains and when the ordering physician deems it necessary.
This course includes 48 hours in a Hands-on classroom along with the ability to sit for the National EKG Technician Certification Exam.
Online EKG Course
Start Date: October 18, 2021
Mon, Wed, Fri (Online Lecture) 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sat (In-person clinical will take place either at our Ontario or Torrance campus)
National Exam Date: TBD
Total Program Cost: $995.00
NHA Exam Fee: $117 (payable to NHA)
Upon successful completion of the EKG Program, students will be able to:
Identify and describe the Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology of the major body systems with an emphasis on the Cardiovascular system
Describe and explain the Electrical Physiology of the Heart
Identify and discuss medications that are associated with the Cardiovascular system.
Understand and demonstrate the basic skills to accurately take a patient’s vital signs including a Blood Pressure measurement.
Identify and Perform basic EKG Skills. This includes utilizing various EKG machines, such as the 3 lead, 5 lead, and 12 lead EKG machine.
Identify and discuss Waveforms, calculating heart rates, Determining Heart Rhythm, and Einthoven’s Graphic Identification system.
Develop the ability to recognize Artifacts on an EKG and understand the errors and prevent them.
Students will learn to describe Pacemakers, name the chambers of the heart that the pacemaker may pace, explain the ways in which pacemakers can initiate impulses, and assess pacemaker function.
Students will learn about the Holter Monitor, its monitoring, and Placement on patients.