Electrocardiograph Technician (EKG)

Electrocardiograph Technician (EKG)
$474
Code: EKG60-MH
Campus: Manhattan
Cost: $474
Hours: 60
Credits: None
Classes: 3 (view classes)
An EKG Technician is a very valuable member of the Allied Health Care Team. A doctor's diagnosis of heart disease is based on the readings and interpretation of the EKG tracings.

Classes

Open

Jun 11 – Jul 20, 2018

Mon, Wed, Fri:06:00 PM - 09:30 PM

Section B

Class ID: 000326
Location: ASA College
Open

Jun 23 – Aug 11, 2018

Sat:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Section C

Class ID: 000328
Location: ASA College
Open

Jul 9 – 25, 2018

Mon - Wed:09:00 AM - 03:30 PM

Section A

Class ID: 000416
Location: ASA College

Program Objective:

The program is designed to teach future EKG Technicians to administer electrocardiogram. A Doctor’s diagnosis of heart disease is based on the readings and interpretation of the EKG tracings interpretation. The EKG is done before and after surgeries, during physicals and examinations of the patients over 40 years old, patients with a history of heart disease, patients that are experiencing chest pain, or when a Doctor thinks the EKG procedure is necessary.  

Program Covers:

  • Introduction to Electrocardiography
  • EKG Equipment and Supplies
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy of the Heart
  • Physiology of the Heart
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
  • EKG Interpretation
  • Vital Signs
  • Specialized Procedures related to EKG Safety Considerations
  • Preparation for National Exams (Healthcare Association (NHA) and/or Medca Certificaton Exam)
Course Prerequisites: High School Diploma /GED or the ability to pass the entrance exam. Registration: High School Diploma /GED or the ability to pass the entrance exam. HRA, VESID/ACCES, 1199 & Workforce 1 Approved. Flexible payment plans available. Our hope is that you will be motivated to advance further in your career and will enroll into our HealthCare degree programs. High graduation rate at ASA is indicative of the success of our comprehensive approach to education!