Operate special imaging equipment to create images or to conduct tests.
The content includes but is not limited to communication and interpersonal skills, overview of human anatomy and physiology with emphasis on cardiac and vascular systems, medical terminology and transcription, patient care techniques, medical instrumentation, cardiovascular drugs, interpretation of monitoring and testing results, medical ethics, cardiac wellness and rehabilitation, safe and efficient work practices, CPR, Basic Life Support (BLS) and employability skills.
- Cardiovascular Aide
Employment of EKG Aide is projected to grow 9% from 2018 to 2028.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $12.90 hourly or $24,960 annually.
The entire program is 165 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Basic Healthcare||90 Hours|
|OCP B||EKG Aide||75 Hours|
|Total Hours: 165|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
EKG Aide is available at the following school (s):
|American Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.|
|Miami Senior Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.|
|North Miami Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|South Dade Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Note: Instruction avaialble in English and Spanish in American Adult Education Center.
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|American Adult Education Center|
|Dr. Maria Llossas|
|Miami Senior Adult Education Center|
|Barbara Piedra||Ext. 2381|
|North Miami Adult Education Center|
|South Dade Technical College|
|Oscar de Leon||Ext. 2111|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Nursing Assistants and Orderlies, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm