Military Credentialing Programs - Certified EKG Technician (Voucher Included)

Electrocardiography (EKG) technicians are vital members of any healthcare team. If you want to join the booming healthcare industry as an EKG tech, this in-depth course will train you to apply, monitor and measure electrocardiography tests in a flexible, online learning environment. You will also learn key subjects needed to earn a nationally recognized EKG technician certification, such as measuring basic vital signs, performing rapid response procedures, operating an EKG machine and identifying rhythms. By course completion, you will be prepared to take and pass the Certified EKG Technician Specialist (CETS) certification exam, offered by American Education Certification Association and the Certified EKG Technician (CET), offered by the National Healthcareer Association.

Program Description

What you will learn

  • Concepts of cardiac anatomy and physiology, infection control and standard precautions, communication and legal issues in healthcare, history of electrocardiography
  • Electrocardiography, electrocardiography interpretation of various types of EKGs
  • Application theory of EKGs, application procedure of EKGs

How you will benefit

  • You will learn the theoretical knowledge of an EKG Technician
  • You will be prepared to sit for the provisional Certified EKG Technician Specialist (CETS) exam, offered by American Education Certification Association or utilize the included Externship Starter Kit to qualify for a full Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification offered by the National Healthcareer Association
  • You may work with physicians/doctors, nurses, and other healthcare related professionals
  • Assistance from our Externship Coordinator and access to our Externship Starter Kit
  • The exam voucher option for either the Certified EKG Technician Specialist (CETS) exam or the Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam

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Program Location and Duration

Online, 100 hours, 6 months access, self-paced

Program Cost

$1.995 with exam voucher

Additional Program Information

  • This course prepares the student to take the EKG Technician (CET) certification exam, offered through National Healthcareer Association.
  • Exam voucher is included in cost of tuition.

Program MOS

F2, M5, N4, Q5, W1, 68S, 68V, 68W

Program Careers

Healthcare Support

Contact Info

Continuing Education, 254-526-1586