EKG Technician Certificaion Day Program

EKG Technician Certificaion Day Program

Program cost $900
Duration 4 weeks
Schedule Monday – Thursday, 9.00AM – 2.30 PM
Prerequisites 18 years of age, High school diploma or GED
Book 

Pearson’s EKG Plain & Simple, 2nd edition by Karen M. Ellis (ISBN: 978-0-13-170814-3)

Program objectives:

          At the end of this program, the student should be able to:Describe anatomy and physiology of the heart and its conduction system

Instructional Resources: EKG plain and simple 2nd ed, Karen M Ellis Pearson Prentice Hall. Handouts, as deemed necessary by instructor.

Program outline/Schedule for EKG

WEEK 1

DAY 1:   Introduction, Class Rules Coronary Anatomy and Physiology Introduction :   Electrophysiology

DAY 2:   Electrophysiology, Introduction:   Lead Morphology and Placement

DAY 3:   Lead Morphology and Placement Technical Aspects of EKG Laboratory 

DAY 4:   Calculating Heart Rate, How to Interpret a Rhythm Strip

WEEK 2

DAY 5: Test on Material Taught in Previous Week, Rhythms Originating in the Sinus Node, Rhythms Originating in the Atria

DAY 6:  Rhythms Originating in the AV Junction, Rhythms Originating in the Ventricles

DAY 7: AV Blocks Laboratory

DAY 8:  Rhythm Practice Strips

WEEK 3

 DAY 9: Test on Material Taught in Previous Week, How to Interpret a 12 Lead EKG

Day 10:  Myocardial Infarction, Artificial Pacemakers

Day 11:  12-Lead EKG Practice Laboratory

Day 12: Cardiac Medications and Electrical Therapy

Week 4

Day 13:  Test on Material Taught Previous Week, Diagnostic Electrocardiography         

Day 14:  Putting It All Together:  Critical Thinking Scenarios

Day 15:  Review for Final Exam

Day 16:  Final Exam

No Externship offered for EKG Certificate program

Instructional strategies:  Lectures, practice questions, videos, demonstrations

Methods of Evaluation:   Quizzes, Tests, Lab techniques, demonstrations

Grading scale
                                  Grade                %
                                     A                  91-100
                                     B                  81-90
                                     C                  71-80
                                     F                  Below 70    

Attendance
Good Attendance is imperative in order to keep up with your classes and to maintain good standing in school.  Since this institution is a business college, we encourage students to always conduct themselves in a professional manner and develop a positive attitude toward consistent attendance that can be carried with them in to the business community.  Absences should be documented in writing upon the first day of return.

Assignments/Projects/Exams
All school work activities/exercises and reading assignments are to be done as per instructors orders, and will be due upon request.  All tests are timed and must be completed within the specified time given.

 

Payment plans
Student’s tuition must be paid in full prior to taking their final exam or being sent to an externship.

Career Services
Career assistance is an important part of the Program curriculum.   Attendance at one career workshop is mandatory of all students. Individual resume and cover letter critiques are available with the career advisor by appointment.  At the end of the Program an updated resume must be submitted to be assigned an externship or Program certificate.

School Uniform Policy
The RadiumSoft “scrubs” are the required school uniform.  The uniform must be worn at all times while in classes.  Any comfortable white sneakers/tennis shoe preferred. Black shoes are acceptable. All shoes must be closed-toe.  Absolutely no sandals allowed. 

National Certification Exam
Upon completion of the Program, the student may register for the national certification exam.  All registration information is available online through the National Healthcare Association by going to http://www.nhanow.com  Exams are available at RadiumSoft the second Monday of each month at 3:00 pm., however, advanced registration is required.

Student Surveys
Students are given an evaluation survey at the conclusion of the each class, and asked to provide constructive feedback.

NOTE: The above is subject to change any changes will be announced in class. Students are held responsible for any changes announced in class.     

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Fee Details

Total fee: $ 900
includes
Registration fee
Tuition fee
Books
Lab supplies
Uniform
NHA Exam 

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