Course Description Summary

Course Name : CEMED-658

Course Title: EKG Technician

Course Description:
The ability to read and recognize heart rhythms is the main function of the cardiac care technician. Students will receive hands-on experience in interpreting heart rhythms and arrhythmias. Topics also include anatomy and physiology of the heart, mechanics of the EKG machine, stress testing, and Holter monitoring. The course consists of 75 classroom hours and 45 lab hours. Clinical hours will vary. Prerequisite course: CEMPR 524 or AHS 102 (Medical Terminology)