Are you ready to take the next step in your career and become a certified EKG technician? Work with Pasco Medical Training, and register for our test preparation course so you can take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified EKG Technician Exam with confidence. As an industry-leading medical training center, we offer the affordable classes and hands-on training you’ll need to become credentialed, and we have a very high success rate among our students. Contact a Pasco Medical Training representative today to learn more!

What Is an EKG Technician?

An electrocardiograph (EKG) technician administers a few important medical monitoring and testing tasks, primarily the EKG, which tests the electrical activity of the heart. It can be a life-saving procedure that prevents and leads to the treatment of heart disease in patients of all backgrounds. The prevalence of heart disease in the U.S. is rising, which means that the demand for thoroughly trained and well-prepared EKG technicians is rising as well!

EKG Technician Test Preparation

EKG technicians are among those healthcare professionals who administer direct care, so the training to become a certified EKG technician includes not only practical skills regarding EKG technology, but also training in interpersonal interactions. You’ll be in contact with doctors and other healthcare professionals, as well as patients, on a daily basis. Pasco Medical Training’s four-week program helps you gain the experience and expertise you’ll need to effectively master your job as a CET!

EKG Technician Training Includes

  • Preparing patients
  • Proper EKG lead placement
  • Expert care regarding the health and safety of patients
  • Understanding of the medical and legal aspects
  • Knowledge of heart anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of the heart’s electrical conduction system
  • EKG strip analysis (P, Q, R, S, and T waveform interpretation)
  • Recognizing artifacts, troubleshooting, and tracing problems
  • Utilizing practice EKS strips
  • Performance of 12-lead placement, interpretation, and troubleshooting

As a certified EKG technician, or CET, you will be able to find a career in physician’s offices, hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities.

Next Start Date: November 4th through November 27th, 2019

Monday through Wednesday, 9am – 12pm