This 64 hour course is designed to prepare students for electrocardiogram performances and procedures.
ECG Technicians usually work in a doctor’s office or hospital setting. This course will prepare students for the placement of a 12 lead ECG. In order to work in this field you need some working knowledge as to how the heart functions or a basic anatomy/physiology course (or basic biology course). With this course you will learn the rhythm rules, sinus, atrial, and ventricular rhythms. Upon completion, you will have a better understanding of MI’s and pacemakers. Successful students will be eligible to sit for the NHA ECG Certification Exam.
Prior to paying for tuition, students must:
- Take WIN or WorkKeys Applied Math, Locating Skills and Reading For Information. All 3 tests are free. Testing is offered at Beaufort County Adult Education located at 1300 King St., Beaufort, SC. Testing is available Monday through Friday. Please arrive before noon.
- Pass a criminal background check ($26)
Tuition $1142, (includes textbook and certification test), SLED $26, WorkKeys free if all 3 tests taken within one week.