The student will demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy & physiology of the Cardiovascular System, be able to demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology related to EKG (ECG). The student will be able to identity the phases of the cardiac cycle, have basic understanding of the EKG interpretations and recognize normal and abnormal EKGs. This program does not require an externship. At the end of the course you test to the National Healthcare Association exam for a National Certification.
This course is offered on consecutive Saturdays, 4 days, from 8:00am – 5:00pm. It is also offered at certain times Monday – Thursday’s from 5:30pm – 9:30pm.
You will be performing 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours of homework each day between your lecture times on Saturday. If you cannot accomplish your homework, this is not the class for you.
Please confirm your start dates and times prior to enrolling. 512-610-7600
Unit 1 - Role of the Electrocardiographer
Unit 2 - The Cardiovascular System
Unit 3 - The Electrocardiograph
Unit 4 - Performing an ECG
Unit 5 - ECG Interpretation and Clinical Significance
Unit 6 - Exercise Electrocardiography
Unit 7 - Ambulatory Monitoring
—————————————————————NOTICE – STUDENT COMPLAINT POLICY
This school has a Certificate of Approval from the:
* Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) * Texas Dept. of Aging and Disabilities (DADS)
* National Healthcareer Assoc. (NHA) And we currently work with the Texas Dept. of Assisted and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
The School’s programs are approved by TWC. Students must address their concerns about this school or any of its edcational programs by following the grievance process outlined in the school’s catalog. Schools are responsible for ensuring and documenting that all students have received a copy of the school’s grievance procedure and for describing these procedures in the schools published catalog. If, as a student, you were not provided with this information, please inform school management.
Student dissatisfied with this school’s response to their complaint or who are not able to file a complaint with the school, can file a formal complaint with TWC, as well as with other relevant agencies or accreditors, if applicable.
Information on filing a complaint with TWC can be found on TWC’s Career Schools and Colleges Website at http://csc.twc.state.tx.us/.
GED or High School Diploma