Electrocardiography is the process of recording the electrical activity of the heart over a period of time using electrodes placed on the skin. This 84-hour program provides instruction in EKG unit operation and troubleshooting, lead placement utilizing 12 lead EKG, use and understanding of EKG grid paper, recognizing normal and abnormal EKG patterns in all 12 leads, and plotting EKG axis.
Degrees & Certificates
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will receive a certificate of completion. Additionally, graduates will be qualified for the optional certification examination offered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and Cardiovascular Credential Institute (CCI).
BUSINESS & CONTINUING EDUCATION
Individuals must meet the following requirements for admission:
The EKG Technician class size is limited to the first 20 students who have completed the application process.
Complete the registration form provided in the application packet below and submit it in person.
|Tuition & Payment Options|
Total Cost: $1,845 (includes textbooks & NHA exam voucher)
Payment Plan: $1,875 Total Cost (includes a $30 one-time payment plan fee)
The first payment of $491.25 is due at the time of registration and includes the one-time $30 fee. Three additional payments of $461.25 are due monthly. Cash payments cannot be used to set up payment plans; payment plans are set up online. Checking and routing information is preferred. Credit and debit card payments are accepted but additional fees apply.
Financial Aid: Eligible students may receive financial aid for 50% of the tuition. Apply at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Scholarship: Students may be eligible for the Direct Your Destiny (DYD) Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Scholarship. For more information see https://www.templejc.edu/programs/adult-basic-education/
Loans: Student loans may be available through SallieMae’s Smart Option Student Loan. Call 1-866-439-0993 for more information.
|Additional Program Costs|
|Next Class Dates|
Class begins: Fall 2023
Starting pay averages $13 an hour
*U.S. Department of Labor