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    EKG Technician

    “It's not enough to have lived. 
    We should be determined to live for something.
    May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, 
    sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, 
    bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.” 
    ― Leo Buscaglia

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    EKG Technician

    This program prepares students for employment as an Electrocardiograph Aide (EKG Technician) in hospitals, out-patients centers, clinics, diagnostic labs, medical centers and other medical facilities. An Electrocardiograph Aide (EKG Technician) prepare the area for testing, instructing patients, positioning of leads and the use of gels and other substances, and supplies utilized in the testing procedures. The students will learn the composition of the heart, its blood flow, layers of the heart, cardiac muscle, heart valves, cardiac cycles, heart rate, the pathology of diseases, law and ethics, critical policies and procedures including universal precautions, infection control, OSHA and CLIA guidelines and how they apply to the Electrocardiograph Aide’s duties and responsibilities. Students of the Electrocardiograph Aide program must complete the Health Science Core Module in conjunction with the Electrocardiograph Aide program.

    This program mainly associates with laboratory demonstrations, you  will be  trained you in the following area(s):

    • Safe and Efficient work practices

    • Legal and Ethical responsibilities

    • Safety and Supplies relevant to the function of an Electrocardiograph Aide

    • Techniques in using and maintenance of Electrocardiography instruments 


    Career Opportunities:
    Hospitals
    Doctor’s Offices 
    Clinics 


    Length:
    165 clock hours
    Approximately 3 weeks – full time 

    Requirements:

    • Applicant must be 17 years old or older.

    • High school diploma or GED certificate

    • Social Security Card

    (If you do not have a HS/GED, you will be required to take the TABE test.)

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     At HHI we provide continuous enrollment for your flexible schedule.