Electrocardiograph Technician

(EKG) Classes

What is an EKG Technician?

An EKG technician, sometimes referred to as an electrocardiograph technician, is a cardiology technologist with specialized training to perform certain diagnostic tests involving the patient’s heart rate and heart rhythm. Depending on the technician’s level of training, she may perform EKG tests, stress tests or Holter monitoring tests.

Students must have a high school diploma or GED upon completion of the course.


If you have any questions about this course, please contact us at 860.886.2737 ext. 100 or info@americanprotraining.com

EKG Technician Program

American Professional Educational Services program consists of 32 hours of training which includes more than 10 hours of both hands-on practice in a skills lab and rhythm interpretation practice. This 32-hour EKG Course is a complete and fast-paced course designed to provide instruction in electrocardiography testing procedures used in detecting heart disease and other cardiovascular disorders. This course provides instruction in operating and troubleshooting an EKG unit, placing leads utilizing 12 lead EKG, use and understanding of EKG grid paper, recognizing normal and abnormal EKG patterns in all 12 leads and plotting EKG axis. Upon successful completion of the program the student will be qualified to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.

NHA’s certification exams are accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)

*This includes $200 non-refundable deposit


If you have any questions about this course, including course schedule, please contact us at 860.886.2737 or info@americanprotraining.com

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