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EKG Aide

EKG Aide Course - EKG Aide

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.

Career Opportunities:

  • Cardiovascular Aide

Employment Outlook:

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.

Completion Requirements:

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 Healthcare90 Hours
OCP BEKG Aide 75 Hours
Total Hours: 165

Location & Course’s Schedule:

EKG Aide is available at the following school (s):

American Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Miami Senior Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
North Miami Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
South Dade Technical CollegeMonday - 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:

American Adult Education Center
(305) 557-3770
Dr. Maria Llossas
Bibiana Castro
Vicky Garcia
Ext. 2250
Ext. 2258
Ext. 2324
Miami Senior Adult Education Center
(305) 649-9800
Barbara PiedraExt. 2381
North Miami Adult Education Center
(305) 981-6774
Michelle Gilles
Sylvia Francois
Ext. 2196
Ext. 2380
South Dade Technical College
(305) 247-7839
Oscar de LeonExt. 2111


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