EKG Technician

About this Course

In this course, students will gain a basic knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the heart and an understanding of heart function.  Students will learn proper patient information input into the EKG equipment and proper preparation and lead placement for obtaining an accurate and clear electrocardiogram. Students will learn about normal and abnormal EKG rhythms using analysis with hands on practice every class. A brief introduction heart disease will also be included. Patient preparation for telemetry monitoring, holter monitoring and stress testing will also be included in the course.  Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a certificate. This is an ideal course for CNAs or Medical Assistants wanting to expand their skills.

Entrance Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required at time of registration
  • There is an optional observation class at Norwalk Hospital. If students elect to attend the observation, students are required to have had a physical within the past year to participate. These forms must be submitted prior to the second class.  The health form is available online at www.norwalk.edu Click on Continuing Education. The NHA certification exam is optional, and students are responsible for exam fees. White lab coat or scrubs maybe required for some clinical areas.

Co-requisite:  Customer Service for Health Care Professionals




Co-Requisites

Customer Service for Health Care Professionals




Course Details

Continuing Ed / Non-Credit
Tuition: $640
Textbook Additional Fee
Subject: HMED D5012

Sections Offered

Section: 01 CRN: 6274
Location: H103
Type: Traditional
Instructor: Dina Chappell
dchappell@norwalk.edu
No. of Sessions: 15
01/26/2023 - 04/27/2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu