This 60-hour comprehensive course includes important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, the Holter monitor, and laboratory assisting electrocardiography and echocardiography. Additionally, students will practice with equipment and perform hand-on labs including the introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, and 12 lead placement and other clinical practices.
Note: This course may be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of the Patient Care Technician Program.
Your registration packet includes the following
Step 1 – Take all required documentation (see student checklist) to the Health Careers office located in Building W, Room W109. The office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Friday. No appointment is necessary. A representative will review and approve your documentation. You will receive a completed Registration Permission Slip.
Step 2 – Take the Registration Permission Slip and DCCCD, Continuing/Workforce Education Registration Form to the Admissions Office located in Building S, to register for your classes.
Step 3 – Take your receipt to the Cashier’s window to pay for your courses. Payment is due at the time of registration.
For additional information about the EKG Technician Certification Program or Patient Care Technician Program, please call Wanda Snowton at 972-860-4537.
EKG Technician (ECRD-1011) 60 hours Total 60 hours
Course prerequisites MUST be completed prior to registration.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student is eligible to take the National Center for Competency Testing, NCCT, certification exam for EKG Technician.
Registration must be done in person.
The following are
not included in the cost of the EKG Technician Certification Program and are the responsibility of the student.
All forms in this packet must be completed and approved prior to registration.
Last Name__________________________________ First Name ____________________________________ Course and Section Number ___________________________ Semester___________________________
Please bring the following documentation to the Brookhaven College Workforce and Continuing Education Health Careers Office. The Health Careers Office is located in Building W, Room W109. Business hours are, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary.
For WCE Health Careers Office Use Only:
Registration Permission Slip approved by:
_______________________________________________ Date: _______________ Time: ________________ (Signature)