Measure, monitor, and graphically trace the electrical activity of the heart.
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.
Employment of cardiovascular technician is projected to grow 7% from 2018 to 2028.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $23.72 hourly or $49,340 annually.
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):
|OCP A||Basic Healthcare Worker||90 Hours|
|OCP B||EKG Aide||75 Hours
|OCP C||EKG Technician||300 Hours|
|Total Hours: 465|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Electrocardiograph Technology is available at the following school (s):
|Hialeah Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Hialeah Adult Education Center|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, Including Vascular Technologists, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/diagnostic-medical-sonographers.htm.