ECG Technician Certification Course

Electrocardiography (ECG/EKG) provides valuable information to the cardiologist about the electrical activity in the heart. The EKG is a highly specialized and technical tool for assessing cardiac function and diagnosing cardiac disease and is a valuable addition to advancing your medical career.

RCI's Electrocardiography (ECG/EKG) Technician Certification Course is a Nationally and California state approved 50-hour program completed over 6 days. This course prepares students for cardiac monitoring including Holter, 12 Lead EKG, and Stress Testing. Successful completion of this course will qualify the student to sit for and take the ASPT (American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians) or NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing) national EKG certification examination.

The curriculum includes:

  • Introduction and Indications for EKG Testing
  • The Anatomy and Physiology: Function
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Basic Electrocardiology
  • Electrical Conduction
  • The Electrocardiogram
  • Introduction to Sinus Rhythms
  • Introduction to Atrial Rhythms
  • Introduction to Junctional Rhythms
  • Introduction to Ventricular Rhythms
  • Introduction to Heart Block Rhythms
  • Introduction to Pacemaker Rhythms
  • Assessment and Treatment of Patient with Cardiac Emergency
  • Use of Testing Equipment
  • Psychological Conditioning of the Patient

Learn more about Electrocardiography (ECG/EKG) educational and career opportunities.

Upcoming Classes

FULL - ECG/EKG - May 2017
May 27 - June 11
3 Consecutive Saturdays and Sundays. 8 am - 5 pm.

OPEN - ECG/EKG - July 2017
July 14-23
Two Consecutive Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. 8 am - 5 pm

Classroom Information & Schedule

Electrocardiograph (ECG/EKG) Technician Certification Course

Classroom held at:
11350 Valley Boulevard, El Monte, CA 91731

Session times will vary.

Note: Class Schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

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