The Electrocardiogram Technician (ECG) Program prepares students to successfully attain training and qualifications to become an ECG Technician. The program prepares students to take the National Certification exam by the National Competency testing (NCCT) or the National Health Career Association (NHA) exam. It is a 50-hour program which offers theory and practical hands on training. Upon completion of the program you will be eligible to take the national examination with the NCCT or NHA.

  • Do you enjoy helping people?
  • Are you “hands on”?

This career may be for you!

Classes Include

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart
  • Rhythm Interpretation
  • Stress Testing
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Electrocardiography
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Ethics and Legal Aspects of patient contacts
  • Hands on Skills training
  • Theory and Skills Training 50 hours
  • Total Hours 50

Evening part Time Classes Available.

Certificate Eligibility

National Competency Testing Exam (NCCT) or National Health Career Association Exam (NHA)

Cost for Program: $899

The above cost is an estimate. Your costs may vary. Additional fees may apply. Program cost includes books, and administration fees. Some fees are paid directly to an outside vendor.

Possible Job Opportunities

  • Hospital
  • Doctor’s Office
  • Cardiology Clinics

Median Wage: $16.00

Source: EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, 2016. Wages and actual employment are not guaranteed. Wages do not reflect self-employment.

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