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EKG Technician Certificate of Completion

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One-hour information session (FREE!)
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 6:30pm
Course No.: NMEK 100 Sec. 01
Course Registration Number: 42449
Call 310-243-3741 to register.


This comprehensive 50-hour EKG (Electrocardiograph) Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the American Society of Phlebotomy Technician (ASPT)– Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam in addition to other National Certification Exams. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy of the heart and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, the Holter monitor, electrocardiography and echocardiography.

All classes are held on the CSUDH campus in Carson. On-site instruction is also available. Human Resource Management classes are convenient for people living and working in or near Los Angeles, Torrance, Long Beach, Carson, Compton, El Segundo, Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, San Pedro, Hawthorne, Gardena, Lakewood, Paramount, Bellflower, Downey, Inglewood and other parts of the South Bay and Southern California.

What You Will Learn
EKG Technicians are responsible for performing electrocardiogram tests in order to monitor and record electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. These tests include basic EKGs, Holter Monitoring (portable EKG which records activity for 24-48 hrs.), 12 lead placement and Stress Tests (treadmill). They assist a physician in diagnosing and treating cardiac and blood vessel irregularities.

Employment Outlook
EKG Technicians work in physician offices, hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities and organizations. EKG Technicians also work for insurance companies to establish health and life insurance policies. Similar to other growing healthcare professions, the demand for EKG Technicians is expected to continue to grow substantially.

Who Should Attend
This is an entry level program geared towards students of all ages wanting to enter the EKG
Technician Field.

Eligibility Requirements
Students should posses a high school diploma and GED. Students should have a command of the English language.

Special Features
The EKG Technician Certification Program includes a graded final exam to help prepare
students for the ASPT – EKG Technician Exam.

Certificate Requirements
A Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

The cost of the program is $999 which includes the cost of the materials.


Date: June 16 - August 4
Time: Mon & Wed 6:30 - 10pm
Meetings: 15
Location: EE 1205
Fee: $999
Instructor: Staff
Course No.: NMEK 101 Sec. 01
Reg No.: 30089

For further information contact:
Babette Wald:

To Register
Call 310-243-3741 or 877-464-4557