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EKG Technician Certificate

Opportunities: Hospitals, private physicians offices, clinics, nursing homes.

Average Hourly Rate: EKG Technicians earn between $14 and $17 per hour.

Growth Rate: (faster than average) due to the increasing number of treatments, medical procedures performed each year.

– Data from Massachusetts Career Information Systems


This comprehensive 40-hour EKG Technician Certificate will help you become a member of the health care team by gaining the skills to perform an Electrocardiogram in a hospital, clinic lab, or physician’s office. Textbook required, available at the Fall River campus bookstore. Certificates will be issued upon successful completion. {10 sessions]

Course topics will include: anatomy and physiology of the heart, diseases of the heart, proper lead placement, operating the EKG monitor, Holter monitors, Cardiac Pacemakers, Basic reading of EKG recordings, Identifying artifacts, Troubleshooting and Professionalism.

This program will be facilitated by Marcus Loureiro

Mr. Loureiro has experience as an EKG technician performing routine EKGs as well as ETTs (cardiac stress tests) and Holter monitor application and scanning. Technician in the cardiac pacemaker implant lab and electrophysiology lab. Certificates in echocardiography, pacemaker, prior member of North America Society of Pacemaker and Electrophysiology and Emergency Medical Technician.

Students who completed this program also took: Phlebotomy, Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide.

Successful completion of this course fulfills the requirements to toke the EKG Technician certificate exam (CEKGT) through the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians.

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