Pass Institute - EKG Technician

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EKG Technician

This comprehensive 50-contact hour program with lab, prepares students to function as EKG Technicians. Meet the demand for cross-trained health professionals by adding EKG skills to your résumé in less than 4 weeks.

Admission Requirements

  • Must be able to speak, write and understands English
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
Costs Paid to School:  
Registration Fee $ 125.00  (non-refundable, paid upon registration)
Tuition $ 1,295.00 
           Installment Plan ( add $ 10.00 per installment)     
Total paid to school $ 1,420.00  (nonrefundable once classes starts)
   
Other expenses out of pocket (approximate):  
Textbook / Uniform / supplies $ 185.00
NHA Test $ 135.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION
: This comprehensive 50-contact hour program with lab, prepares students to function as EKG Technicians. Meet the demand for cross-trained health professionals by adding EKG skills to your résumé in less than 4 weeks.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: By the end of the program, students will be able to

  • Discuss roles and functions of EKG Technicians
  • Describe medical terminology related to electrocardiography
  • Discuss safety and medico-legal aspects
  • Identify and name the anatomical structures of the heart and its electrical conduction system
  • Describe the purpose, function and purpose of the electrocardiogram
  • Identify basic rhythm strips and abnormalities
  • Demonstrate the procedure set and run a 12-lead EKG

COURSE CONTENT: The course covers

  • Role of the EKG technician
  • Function of the EKG department in a variety of settings (hospital, clinic, office, mobile service)
  • Medical terminology related to electrocardiography
  • Care and safety of patients, medical & legal aspects
  • Anatomy and circulation of the heart and blood vessels
  • Electrical conduction system of the heart
  • Cardiac cycle (electric system)
  • EKG strip analysis (P, Q, R, S,T waveform interpretation)
  • Normal sinus rhythm, sinus bradycardia, sinus tachycardia
  • Basic EKG interpretation, sinus rhythm, and ventricular rhythms, asystole; example rhythm
  • Recognizing artifacts, troubleshooting, tracing problems
  • Practice EKG strips, EKG rhythms 
  • Preparing a patient for EKG
  • 12 lead placement, interpretation and troubleshooting
  • Echocardiography

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY:
The student has the right to cancel the Enrollment Agreement and obtain a refund by providing a written notice to the School Director at 5111 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA 94531. The student will receive a refund no later than thirty (30) days following the date upon which the student’s withdrawal has been determined.

NO REFUND will be given to the student if he or she cancels the course 3 days after the start of the program.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15332 for 50 Contact Hours.

 

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