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Electrocardiogram (EKG-12 LEADS) Technician Course

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 5pm to 9pm

+ 4 dates

  • Monday, March 4, 2024 5pm to 9pm
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024 5pm to 9pm
  • Monday, March 11, 2024 5pm to 9pm
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2024 5pm to 9pm

Interested in working in the health care field? 

 

This course will prepare you to work as an EKG technician in hospitals, clinics, doctor's offices, and other healthcare facilities.  After completing this course, you will be able to analyze cardiac rhythms and 12 lead EKGs.  

 

Course Information

This comprehensive 30-hour EKG technician course prepares students to function as EKG and Monitor technicians.

Upon successful completion of this course, an FAU Continuing Education Certificate of Completion will be presented to each student. No previous healthcare experience is needed for this course.

 

Course Topics

  • Introduction to cardiac medical terminology
  • Care and safety of patients, medical and legal aspects.
  • Anatomy of the heart, conduction system, circulation system 
  • Electrical conduction system of the heart 
  • Cardiac cycle
  • EKG strip analysis (P, QRS, T)
  • EKG rhythms analysis
  • 12 lead EKG placement
  • Basic understanding of 12-lead EKGs
  • Holter monitoring lead placement 
  • The basics of stress testing
  • Understanding the role of the EKG and Monitoring Technician

SPRING 2024

Class meets in person on the Boca campus Monday and online via Zoom on Wednesday, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

  • Monday, February 12th
  • Wednesday, February 14th
  • Monday, February 19th
  • Wednesday, February 21st
  • Monday, February 26th
  • Wednesday, February 28th
  • Monday, March 4th
  • Wednesday, March 6th
  • Monday, March 11th
  • Wednesday, March 13th


REGISTRATION AND COURSE FEES

If FAU students would like to take both EKG and CNA, we offer a special price of $575 for both (spring semester only).

 

Parking fees are not included in the cost of the course.

All materials are included.

FAU students $350.00 (Must have an FAU Z Number and FAU E-mail)

Non-FAU students $575.00 (Must have a state identification.

 

CLINICAL ROTATIONS ARE AN OPTIONAL PART OF THE COURSE. CURRENTLY, CLINICAL ROTATIONS WITH THE HOSPITAL ARE ON HOLD DUE TO THE PANDEMIC.

 

For more information, please email ekg@fau.edu or call Tel: (561) 297-3307

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  • Destiny Petty
  • Laura Vanderschuur
  • Andrea Facusse

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