In-Person: Electrocardiogram Technician
In-Person: Electrocardiogram Technician
The course includes 2 certifications which are as follows:
Electrocardiogram Technician or ECG/EKG,
National EKG Technician Certification/5.5 CEUs
through the NTA
5.5 CEUs through CAPCE, Nurses can use the CEU’s too!
with 2 national certifying exams, the National Telemetry Exam and the National Electrocardiogram Technician Exam.
In-Person: Electrocardiogram TechnicianTotal
The In-Person Electrocardiogram Technician program is a 3 week program that includes an online course and in-person hands-on training sessions on campus.
Students will meet for 3 sessions at the school. Each session is 4 hours long. Students must meet with the front office to go over necessary supplies, expectations and class schedules. Class schedules are custom to availability.
Session 1: Training in HIPPA, Infection Control, Patient rights, safety, privacy and dignity, vital signs such as pulse, respiration, blood pressure, temperature, SpO2 and more.
Session 2: Training in S.O.A.P. Notes, documentation and patient assessment.
Session 3: Electrocardiogram Lead placement, machine operation, cardiac arrhythmia recognition of lethal rhythms, such as asystole, ST elevation Myocardial infarction, Ventricular tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Ventricular Fibrillation and more.
National Electrocardiogram Exam through the NTA
This is a in person and online course which includes hand on clinical practice and is designed for students interested in starting their career in cardiovascular studies. Their certifications through the school provide ample verification that the student has met or exceeded national standards. All materials included with course, which include unlimited online website access to the web-based educational tutorials in video format, written, interactive practice tests, power point and PDF articles, national accredited exams and books. All new videos have been added to the website recorded in HD directly from the classroom. Students are given unlimited access to all course materials for six months, although the course can be completed sooner, depending on the students prior knowledge, experience and amount of time which they can devote to their studies. Students will receive personal instruction throughout the course from a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Cardiology. Upon enrollment the student will be contacted by their instructor with course login information via email along with providing student additional study material. Course books and materials will be shipped out either same day or next day. Students will be provided with unlimited access to all materials 24/7. Instructor support is also available on a daily basis.
Upon successful course completion, the student will receive their certifications and transcripts with the affixed school seal as an Electrocardiogram Technician as well as our school patch. Additionally, a national exam in Electrocardiogram are included in the course through the National Telemetry Association. These accredited national exams comes with 5.5 continuing education credit hours.
This is a course that is very popular for those without any experience looking to get into the medical field as well as those who are already in the medical field looking to change careers. Students will be able to access the course immediately upon registration. Books and supplies are mailed out via UPS and can take up to 5 days to arrive. The student will receive an email from their instructor upon registration, welcoming them to the course.This course offers students opportunities to work as either and electrocardiogram technician or a telemetry technician. Students will learn up to 36 rhythms and their combinations. System based modules on cardiovascular pathology, antiarrhythmic medication, ICU management of the critically ill with respect to shock arrhythmia is covered. Students who are studying to become physicians, PA’s or nurses are also encouraged to take this course to assist them in their further studies and to work toward their patient care hours.
Each of the national exams through the National Telemetry Association can be accessed through the course web portal. Each national exam includes 5.5 CEU’s. Phlebotomy Career Training is one of the first schools in the U.S. to offer certification in Telemetry. Most hospitals now require prior training or certification before hiring for telemetry technicians. The National Telemetry Association is a well respected organization preferred by many hospitals throughout the U.S.
The amount of hands-on training that each student must have to graduate prepares them to enter the workforce with confidence.
According to Dr. Kimmel, “We have been educating students both in class and online for over eleven years. Our philosophy is that all students should receive the same quality training, and that is why we have dedicated instructors for online classes who can answer questions and help students to learn and understand the material.”
*All courses subject to a $75.00 non-refundable registration fee + any processing fees associated with purchase amount.
Please contact us at (734) 762-3220 x1 for more info, or email us at [email protected]
Students may request their certifications by emailing [email protected]
No prior experience is necessary to take this course.
- Electrocardiogram Certification
- Hard Copy ECG/Telemetry Book newest edition
- Personal Instruction assistance 3 class session each four hours in length
- National Electrocardiogram Exam through the NTA 5.5 Continuing Credit hours; this certification is good for 2 years
- Calipers for rhythm analysis
- 24/7 Access to HD professionally recorded classroom videos
- CPR certification through the American Heart Association
- Instruction in lead placement, EKG machine operation and cardiac rhythm analysis
About Your Instructor
Professor Kimmel is a leading health care educator and is an RN, MSN-FNP-BC. She has worked in cardiology and step down and is currently in year II of medical school. Professor Kimmel holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering as well as being a CHMM (Certified hazardous Materials Manager though IHMM). She has taught at Lawrence Technological University as an adjunct in Mechanical Engineering, Henry Ford College where she taught physics, engineering and mathematics, and Oakland University where she taught Mechanical Engineering. She holds a US patent and has written several books for the school. She has contributed to the nursing profession throughout the last 10 years in providing education and high quality online learning by also training nurses and pre-nursing students in passing the HESI, TEAS, HESI A2 and TEAS A5. Professor Kimmel is a cardiac nurse specialist and works part time as a hospitalist through Bay City Hospital and a second year medical student.