The EKG Technicians students must complete the Heath Science Core in conjunction with the EKG Technician Program. If the student already has complete the Health Science Core Module or has been graduated from other health program with a passing grade is not required to repeat the Health Science Core Module.
The EKG Technician Program is designed to prepare the student with the skills and knowledge to perform the duties of a EKG technician with a high quality of care, the electrocardiogram test that record and monitor electrical impulses transmitted by the heart, properly use the EKG equipment, administer diagnostic cardiac test to patients who may have cardiac problems, such as basic EKG, 12 lead EKGs, Holter Monitoring and Stress Test (treadmill). The students also learn as part of the program the relevant aspects of the cardiovascular system and main concepts of wellness and diseases, communication skills, law and ethics, universal precautions, infection control, OSHA guidelines for EKG technicians and the application of new technologies to the healthcare setting related to the cardiovascular field.
Upon completion of the program the student will receive a Diploma certificate. The student may be working as EKG Technician as soon the Diploma is received.