• EKG technician working in a lab

EKG Technician

Become a valuable member of a health care team!

EKG Technicians work in clinical laboratory settings, hospitals and sometimes in physicians’ offices. Their main job is to perform EKGs and sometimes assist with stress tests. They also may operate and care for testing equipment, explain test procedures and compare findings to a standard to identify problems. Hours may span day/evening/weekend depending on the facility.

Prerequisites
  • HIPAA Training
  • Medical Terminology
  • CPR for Health Care Providers
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health Occupations

EKG Courses

AHE 802 Basic EKG Technician Training

Prepare for the National Certification as an EKG Technician in this first of a three-course series. Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED

AHE 803 intermediate EKG Technician Training

Expand knowledge and skills acquired in Basic EKG. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic EKG

AHE 804 Advanced EKG Technician Training

Expand your knowledge of cardiac problems. This is the final EKG course in the series. Prerequisite: Intermediate EKG.