Jun 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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ALHL - 203 EKG/ECG Technician 4


A four credit hour course that prepares students for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) EKG Technician certification exam (CET). Students will learn how to safely and proficiently set up and administer EKGs and stress tests, prep?re patients for Holter monitoring, edit and deliver final test results to providers for analysis, schedule appointments and transcribe provider’s interpretations, Classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences are used to facilitate student learning. Laboratory and clinical experiences allow for further understanding and practice of learned skills, critical thinking and decision making. Students must successfully perform 25 EKGs on live patients. Background checks, drug testing, and proof of immunization are required. CPR/First Aid certification and additional training on clinical site-specific policies may be required. Students will prepare for the CET exam using the NHA online test prep materials provided. NOTE: Both the classroom instruction and clinical rotation must be completed to receive credit for the course.



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