Course Description
This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy of the heart and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, laboratory assisting electrocardiography and echocardiography. Additionally, students will practice with equipment and perform hands on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices.
Is this class for you?
This comprehensive 60 hour course will prepare students to take the NHA EKG Certification exam. EKG Technicians work in hospitals and cardiac care facilities. One of the fast track careers in the medical field is employment as an EKG technician, this career choice is on the rise, and demand is expected to grow much faster than the average.

To be successful in this course plan to spend time preparing for each class meeting; reading ahead, studying from previous class material, etc. Every student is different, so you should plan to spend about 2 hours studying and reading for every hour that you spend in the class room.
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Textbook Information
Title: EKG Plain & Simple, 4th edition
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 978-0134525051