EKG rhythms provide important data for the diagnosis of heart conditions. As a trained EKG Technician, you’ll have the skills you need to perform the critical tasks of administering EKGs as well as Holter monitoring. During our inclusive 14 week program, you’ll learn all aspects of EKG technology, anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, appropriate patient care, and the legal and medical aspects of patient care. You’ll receive comprehensive instruction in EKG placement and interpretation along with information regarding the role of the EKG in diagnosing and managing cardiovascular problems. Apply what you’ve learned through simulation and lab-based activities. Upon completion of this course, you’ll be fully prepared to work as an EKG Technician. Whether you seek full-time or part-time employment, the opportunities in this profession are in high demand.
Schedule & Cost
Date: April 25 - August 3, 2017
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays; 10am-12pm
Location: Delta College Main Campus
Course Number: CHG-2115
Students must go through Admission to Delta College. There are several ways to apply to Delta College. For an admissions application, office hours and other important information please contact the Admissions Office.
a. You may apply online. Select "Non-Academic LifeLong Learning, ND.11000" as your Program of Study.
b. You may also apply in person within the Admissions Office and pick-up the application. Your application will be processed while you are at the college and you will receive your student number.
2. Program Readiness
a. Potential LifeLong Learning students are exempt from placement testing with an associates degree or higher. If exempt, you must present transcripts to LifeLong Learning prior to registration.
b. You must demonstrate program readiness with the following placement levels prior to registration.
• Writing – Level 4
• Reading – Level 4
• Math – Level 2
c. You may also reach required placement levels by completing academic course work in combination with placement, SAT® or ACT® test scores.
Accessing your Prerequisite Level
Students who have completed placement testing may access their scores through their MyDelta account. Within the Student section of MyDelta, click on the "Placement Test Summary" link to calculate your scores. The placement test summary will calculate completed academic course work in combination with your placement test scores to give you an overall placement level. If your placement level does not meet the required prerequisite levels listed above for this program, you may need to retake one or more of the placement assessments.
For assistance determining your current placement level, please contact LifeLong Learning at 989-686-9444.
1. High School Diploma or GED® Test Credential
It is our recommendation that students who meet the above prerequisites have also attained a high school diploma or GED® test credential (a high school certificate of completion is not accepted) prior to participation and/or completion of this program. This recommendation is based on overall student success and hiring standards of many employers in the Great Lakes Bay Region.
2. CPR Certification
Please visit LifeLong Learning's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers webpage for classes available at Delta College.
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