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EKG TECHNICIAN 

TRAINING PROGRAM

ONCAMPUS AND ONLINE CLASS OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM

Become a Certified EKG Technician in as little as 5 - 7 weeks.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The EKG Technician program at Americation Career and Training School ACTS is designed to make an individual equipped with skills required to work in the healthcare field. The main skills that you will learn in this program are that of EKG also known as electrocardiography. At successfully completion of the program the students will be eligible for 4 national certifications. The EKG Technician Certification, Cardiac Monitor Telemetry Technician Certification, Cardiac Arrhythmia Technician Certification, and Blood-borne Pathogen Certification. Our program was designed keeping in mind the job market and the competitiveness of skills that the employer expects from an employee. 

 

The EKG Technician program has a curriculum that is educationally flexible and provides career mobility. Graduates are prepared to practice safely within their identified scope of practice and to promote, protect, and improve the health of the diverse community. Emphasis is on technical skills necessary to perform personal care to complex patients, implementation of selected portions of care plan includes performing the EKG,. Upon graduation students will be considered competent for entry level positions as an EKG Technician.

At completion of the program the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

PROGRAM KEY DETAILS

DURATION

5 - 7 Weeks

PROGRAM PACE

Instructor Led

START DATES

Contact School

TIME COMMITMENT

15-20 Hours/Week

ENROLLMENTS

Oncampus

CLASS SIZE

Small Class Size

DELIVERY

Oncampus

LANGUAGE

English

 
 

PROGRAM MODULES OUTLINE

EKG PROGRAM CONTENT OUTLINE


EKG Section Description The program prepares the candidate as an EKG Technician responsible for performing diagnostic tests to access the heart rhythm and rate in patients. EKG’s are also performed before and after operations, during physicals, examinations of patients over 40, for patients with a history of heart disease, when patients are experiencing chest pains and when the Doctor deems it necessary. The well trained EKG technician is an integral part of the management of patients with heart disease. The EKG Technician may also clean equipment, maintain and process data reports. EKT 101 EKG Anatomy & Physiology EKT 102 EKG Theory EKT 103 EKG Clinical EKT 104 EKG Competency





WHERE CAN I WORK AS AN EKG TECHNICIAN

HOSPITALS

DIALYSIS CENTER

NURSING HOMES

VA HOSPITALS

DOCTORS OFFICE

LONG TERM CARE

CARDIOLOGY DEP

MORE FACILITIES......

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Upon successful completion of the ekg technician training program you will be eligible for National Certification exam. Ask your admissions counselor for detailed information on certification eligibility and options.  

Female Doctor

CET

Certified EKG Technician

Male Healthcare Provider

CCMTT

Certified Cardiac Monitor Telemetry Technician

Pink Uniform Doctor

CCRAT

Certified Cardiac Arrhythmia Technician

Young Nurse

BBPC

Bloodborne Pathogen Certification

 
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  • Self-Discipline your self

  • Schedule the time required for study

  • Be focussed once you enroll.

PROGRAM COMPLETION REWARDS

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DIGITAL BADGE

At successful completion, you will receive digital badges that can be used online to display your achievements.

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CERTIFICATE

At the completion of the program, you will be awarded with a program completion certificate.

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CAREER HOURS

With the completion of this program, you will also be awarded with Career Enhancement Clock Hours (CECH), that may be displayed on your resume. 

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TRANSCRIPT

Your completion also comes with a dedicated transcript that shows your areas of grades for each course you attended.

 
 

PROGRAM TUITION & FEES PAYMENT PLANS

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Commonly Asked Questions or Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What program are available to enroll after I complete my EKG and Phlebotomy Technician program?


There are various programs offered by Americation Career and Training School both on campus and online for you career advancement needs. For example patient care technician, clinical medical assistant, surgical technician, administrative medical assistant etc. Contact admissions representative for detailed information.




Are payment plans or financial assistance available?


Yes.




What is the job outlook?


The demand for EKG and Phlebotomy Technician is growing like never before. The main reasons for this job growth are:

  1. Increase in aging baby boomers.
  2. Increase in patient care.
  3. Increase demand for assistant from assistant and technician to keep up with the workload in the healthcare industry.




How do I sign up?


You can contact the admissions office for information on program registration process. www.JOINACTS.com/applynow Admissions Office Phone: 973-642-4160




How long does it take to become EKG and Phlebotomy Technician?


Anytime between 10 to 14 weeks.




Do you have more than one start date?


Yes, please note that seats are limited, therefore even though we have various start dates, majority of the seats may have already been registered. To check on the next start date please contact the admissions office. Admissions Office Phone: 973-642-4160




What are the core skills of the EKG and Phlebotomy Technician?


In this program you will learn ekg skills and phlebotomy skills. Therefore EKG and Phlebotomy Technician is a multiskills and multicareer program since you can work either as an ekg technician, phlebotomy technician, etc... This is the main reason why EKG and Phlebotomy Technician is an in demand career in the allied healthcare industry and many individuals are directing their career focus onto becoming either a ekg technician, phlebotomy technician, clinical medical assistant or patient care technician. Plus once you complete your program Americation Career and Training School also offers additonal programs that you can enroll in to either add more skills and become more competitive in the market or upgrade into another career. If you have questions you can contact our admissions office and get information on the program. Admissions Office Phone: 973-642-4160




What are the most search healthcare careers on Americation Career and Training School website.


Patient care technician Clinical medical assistant EKG Technician Phlebotomy Technician Surgical technician Surgical instrumentation Administrative medical assistant Dental Assistant




What are my options of paying for the programs?


We provide various payment options, we offer biweekly payment plans, monthly payment plans or full payment plans. Contact our admissions office to get detailed information.




Is the acceptance procedure competitive for the EKG and Phlebotomy Technician Program?


Please Note: Seats are imited due to high enrollment in the EKG and Phlebotomy Technician Program. Americation Career and Training School accepts students on first come first serve basis.




What certification are available for EKG and Phlebotomy technician?


At completion you will be eligible for 4 + 1 = 5 national certifications. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for National Certification exam. You may become eligible for the following National Certification Exam: Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certified EKG Technician Clinical (CET/C) Certified Cardiac Monitor Telemetry Technician Certification Certified Cardiac Arrhythmia Analysis Technician Certification Blood-borne Pathogen Prevention Certification




What is the difference between selecting ekg and phlebotomy technician schools?


When selecting the ekg and phlebotomy technician program look for the course content. Americation Career and Training School offers the ekg and phlebotomy program with the most updated content. We specialize in the following programs for our on campus offerings: clinical medical assistant, patient care technician, ekg and phlebotomy program and this ekg and phlebotomy program makes you eligible for 4+1=5 national certification exams at the completion of the program.




What does an EKG and Phlebotomy Technician make?


It totally depends on what set of responsibility are given to you by the employment facility. You can check on websites such as payscale.com or indeed.com, you will come across various ranges of competetive salaries being offered. However, the final decision is in your hands to choose one job over another.





 

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