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               Sept. 28 – Nov. 9          10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CRN 81217          HSC – Rm. 212             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 (Fall 18), 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.