Course Summary

Students of the Electrocardiograph Aide program will learn the cardiovascular system and its functions and pathology of diseases, law, and ethics relative to the electrocardiograph aide and duty function in the medical chain of command.

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Clock Hours

165 hours or 8 weeks

Program Description

Students will demonstrate knowledge and apply skills in using medical instrumentation modalities relevant to the function of an electrocardiograph aide.

What will you learn?

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

• Preparation and maintenance of diagnostic imaging equipment.

• Operate equipment to obtain diagnostic images or perform tests.

• Review images to verify quality and coverage, recognize abnormal images, and identify other relevant diagnostic information that can help clinicians during procedures.

Program Objectives

The main responsibilities of an ECG technician are preparing patients for procedures, assisting in medical history taking, answering exam questions, obtaining and recording patient information.

Admission Requirements

Application for admission.

High school diploma or GED certificate.

$50 non-refundable application fee.

A valid ID.

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