EKG Technician

Program Description

Instructor: I. Earl, NCMA, AHI, CPI, BS

Prerequisite: Ability to assist peers onto a table during practice. Must be willing to participate with giving and receiving 12-lead hook ups. 

Topics will include:

  • 12-Lead EKG
  • Set-up in a hospital or office setting
  • Anatomy of the heart
  • Physiology and medical disease processes
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Blood-borne pathogens
  • Heart medications

The National Certified EKG Technician (NCET) certification exam is available upon successful completion of the class through National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

7 Fridays               Feb. 22 – Apr. 5            10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CRN 11178          Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205          Tuition Fee $395

Before the first class, purchase required textbook at www.bhc.edu/bookstore.


Required Textbook Purchasing Procedure:

  1. For a list of PaCE textbooks, visit www.bhc.edu/bookstore
  2. Click on campus location (Hawk’s Hub (QC) or East Campus).
  3. Click on (Order Textbooks) in the Textbooks box.
  4. Select Term (Spring 2019), Select Department (Adult Ed)
  5. Click on your course name under Select Course and click (Add Selection).
  6. Click on (Get Course Materials) to see your book title.
  7. Payment options – debit, credit, or pay at pickup.
  8. Delivery options – ship to home, pick up at East Campus or pick up at Quad-Cities Campus.
College closed for Wednesday January 23 due to inclement weather. All Black Hawk College locations are closed and all classes canceled.