EKG Technician Classes
EKG Technician Classes
What is a EKG Technician?
An EKG Technician are allied health professionals responsible for performing diagnostic tests to assess the patient’s heart ryhythm and rate. They ensure proper electrode placement on the patient, record the EKG, prepare the report for the physician, ensure patient comfort and safety, and troubleshoot abnormalities with the recording.
Why become a EKG Technician?
As a EKG Technician you have the option to work in several different healthcare settings and impact several patients each day. If you are caring and compassionate about helping others, this is a job for you. This is a great introduction into the healthcare field and can be used a stepping stone into another career or a career on its own. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics the demand for Phlebotomists will continue to be 25% higher than all other occupations. The average hourly wage for a Phlebotomist is anywhere from $12.00 to $18.80.
Why Choose Heart to Heart Healthcare Training?
Our EKG Technician class consists of a blended learning experience of both online and in- class. All
lectures will take place through our online classroom, while all of your lab experience will take place in the classroom setting during specific dates/times. The student will have
4 weeks to complete the online learning assignments at their own pace and an additional 4 weeks
to complete the lab portion.
This program prepares the graduate to work as an entry-level EKG Technician in any clinical setting. Our
students will be taught anatomy and physiology, safety, medical terminology, communication,
infection control, EKG basics, equipment, electroe placement, how to read and interpret EKG’s as well as various other information regarding EKG’s. After completion of the program the student may sit for the National Certification Examination for Phlebotomy, which is included in the tuition. Our structured program gives step by step guided instruction so that every student can be successful, whether they have a prior medical education and experience or not.
At Heart to Heart we always take each class and each individual student very seriously. As a
graduate of Heart to Heart Healthcare Training we know you will be taking care of our
communities loved ones, and that is a big responsibility. We want to make sure you learn
everything you need to know to safely and respectfully take care of your patients. We pride ourselves in caring for each individual patient as if it were our own loved one, and teaching students the importance of doing the same.
What is the cost of the EKG Technician Program?
The total cost of the Phlebotomy class is $500. The tuition includes all needed materials and supplies except a pair of dark purple scrubs which are required for the lab portion of the class. The EKG Technician National Certification Exam is through the NCCT and is $90. The student is responsible for the costs of the national certification exam.
How do I register for the EKG Program?
To register for the EKG Technician class we require a $300 deposit to secure your spot. At the time of registration you will be required to fill out a registration packet as well as place your deposit. The remaining balance of $200 would be due on or before the first day of class. You can register by scheduling an appointment, paying your deposit over the phone, or on our website.
What are the requirements to be accepted into your EKG training class?
You must be at least 17 years of age, and provide a negative TB test within the last year.
Do you offer Financial Aid or Payment Plans?
At this time we do not offer financial aid. However, you can contact your local Michigan Works. If you qualify, they may assist you with paying for our Phlebotomy training.
We do accept payment plans. If you are interested in a payment plan, please contact Heart to Heart for more information.
How long is the EKG class?
The EKG Technician class at Heart to Heart is 8 weeks in length. The first four weeks of class will take place online, where you will log in to our online classroom and complete lessons. The online lessons include lectures, powerpoint, quizzes, exams, and homework. The last four weeks of the class we will meet for lab at our school. In lab you will be able to work with the EKG equipment as well as get practicical experience attaching patients to EKG’s as well as reading and interpreting EKG’s.