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Electrocardiograph Technology

Electrocardiograph Technology 1 - Electrocardiograph Technology

Measure, monitor, and graphically trace the electrical activity of the heart.

Introduction:

The program is designed to prepare students for employment as electrocardiograph aides, electrocardiograph technicians, EKG Technicians SOC 29-2031 cardiovascular technologists and technicians or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in this occupation. 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:

  • Electrocardiograph Technician

Employment Outlook:

Employment of cardiovascular technician is projected to grow 7% from 2018 to 2028.

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $23.72 hourly or $49,340 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 465 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):

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP ABasic Healthcare Worker90 Hours
OCP BEKG Aide 75 Hours
OCP CEKG Technician 300 Hours
Total Hours: 465

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Electrocardiograph Technology is available at the following school (s):

LOCATIONCOURSE'S SCHEDULE
Hialeah Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

LOCATIONCOUNSELOR / REGISTRAR EMAILPHONE NUMBER
Hialeah Adult Education Center
(305) 822-1500
Maria Lopez
John Miranda
Gillian Carrasco
marialopez@dadeschools.net
049434@dadeschools.net
gcarrasco@dadeschools.net
Ext. 2210
Ext. 2238
Ext. 2917

 

Source

Healthcare Occupations