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Monitor (EKG) Technician Test Prep
Upgrade Your Skills
Students will learn skills and activities that a Monitor/Telemetry Technician will be expected to perform on the job. Duties include: registering a patient, maintaining cardiac monitoring device support, educating the patient, administering cardiac tests, analyzing rhythms and processing test findings. After this continuing education class, you will have the confidence to operate as a skilled Monitor/Telemetry Technician.
What Can I Expect?
Graduates from Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician who are already nationally certified as an EKG Technician.
Eligible candidates are expected to have prior knowledge of regulatory and compliance standards (OSHA, HIPAA, informed consent, medical records), medical ethics, patient safety, emergency response, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, communication with patients and staff and ECG troubleshooting.
This is considered a job upgrade course for graduates of a Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician program who which to acquire additional skills, required for positions such as a patient monitor technician, ECG/cardiac technician or telemetry technician.
Course Length: 35 contact hours
Course Duration: 7 Fridays
Class Days/Times: Friday / 8:30am to 1:30pm