EKG Technician Certification Program - Cumming
Dates: October 7 - December 11, 2019
Meets: M and W from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM *Skip 11/27
Location: Cumming - City Hall 429
Registration Fee: $1,220.00
Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.
For a detailed course schedule, please click on the sessions button above.
This program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy of the heart and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment, and perform hands-on labs, including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices. This program includes 60 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs, textbooks, CPR training and national exam.
High school diploma or GED required.
NOTE: Upon successful completion of the 60 hours of classroom instruction, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified EKG Technician (CET) national examination.
Dress Code: Black Scrubs Required
Criteria for Successful Completion: To receive a University for North Georgia Professional and Continuing Education certificate and CEUs, students must attend 80% of all class sessions, actively participate and complete a course evaluation, as well as pass all quizzes and final exam with an average score of 75 or above.
Students are expected:
1. To be on time for class. Attendance is taken at the beginning of every session.
2. To fully engage in the material. Students should participate in class discussions and hands-on labs. Attendance and participation make up 50% of student grade.
3. To achieve an average score of 75 or better on assignments, quizzes and the final exam. Quizzes count for 25% of student grade. Final exam counts for 25% of student grade.
4. To wear black scrubs to each class session. As part of managing their professional image, students should practice appropriate patient communication skills and maintain positive interactions with the instructor, other students and any visiting "patients."
For more detailed information and a class schedule, please contact 678-717-2377.
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Cumming - City Hall 429
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