Launch your career as an EKG Technician during this supervised "real world" experience. During this 40-hour externship, you will build professional relationships and demonstrate the technical skills you learned in the classroom while in a hospital or clinic setting. Prerequisite: EKG Technician. No textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Prepare to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) EKG Technician exam. EKG Technicians perform EKGs to monitor and record electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. Many work in the hospital setting, while others work in clinics, physician's offices, and diagnostic laboratories. This course, designed for the person who has little or no knowledge of basic electrophysiology and arrhythmia identification, includes background information on cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, disease processes, rhythm identification, common pharmacological agents, legal considerations, and stress testing. Learn the function and use of the EKG machine and the Holter Monitor, patient preparation, lead placement, and infection control. Students must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or GED. Successful completion of EKG I is required. Navy blue scrubs are required. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
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Darlington Hall, Rm. 126
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Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015