EKG Tech Training


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Course Number: E5000           Course Title: EKG Technician

Hours: 70 (35 online, 35 classroom/lab)

This course is designed to introduce students to electrocardiographs (EKG's) and cardiac anatomy and physiology. Topics to be covered include basic cardiac anatomy and physiology, patient preparation, patient confidentiality, identification of irregularities of the heart and distinguishing more complex arrhythmias, cardiac modalities and pharmacology, with a slight emphasis on complex heart rhythms, electrical disturbances, disorders and pacemakers. Course completion will enable student to sit for NHA national certification exam.

Program Entrance Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • No felonies
  • Tuberculosis/PPD Test
  • Current American Red Cross or American Heart Association BLS Certification (will be offered during the class for an additional fee)
  • Required texts/other materials: Provided


Program Cost: 

Tuition: $850
Non-Refundable Registration:      $100
Books & Materials $95
Supplies $75
Total:   $1,120

Installment Payment Plan is Available: Registration fee, books & materials fee, criminal history check fee due at registration.  Remaining balance paid weekly in even installments during the course.  Balance must be paid in full by graduation. 

Course Goals:

At the end of this course the student will be able to: 

  • Administer EKGs and stress tests
  • Prepare patients for ambulatory monitoring
  • Communicate tests to physicians
  • Transcribe physician test readings
  • Pass the NHA Certification Examination to become a Certified EKG Technician (CET). Exam fee not included in tuition.


Subjects covered: 

Electrocardiography Basic 12-Lead EKG Interpretation
The Cardiovascular System  Exercise Electrocardiography
The Electrocardiograph Ambulatory Monitoring
Performing an EKG Clinical Presentation 
Rhythm Strip Interpretation             Management of the Cardiac Patient


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 Two convenient, state-of-the-art campuses to serve all of your training needs! 

Hampton Campus
1503 Hardy Cash Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

Certified by SCHEV to operate in Virginia. 

Virginia Beach Campus
1300 Diamond Springs Road, Suite 102
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455