Cardiographic & EKG Technician Training

Cardio/EKG nurse monitors EKG screen

Cardiographic & EKG Technician Training

Course Code: ICV-CRDOEKG

Study cardiology topics and engage in labs to learn how to perform electrocardiogram (EKG) examinations/stress/holter monitors. Optional National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification costs $129 and will be proctored at Craven Community College for those who complete the course. Course cost consists of tuition and supply fees.

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This course is designed and approved to prepare the student to become a certified EKG (ECG) and Technician/Monitor. The course will cover the anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG, dysrhythmia recognition of sinus, junctional/atrial rhythms, heart blocks and bundle branches and ventricular ectopy rhythms. Skills will include operating EKG equipment, running and mounting strips as well as reading and interpreting 22 types of cardiac lead tracings produced from 12 and five lead monitors and to understand the basics of capnography as it relates to heart function.
Meeting times and locations:

08/27/24 - 12/05/24
Tue, Thur 5:30p - 8:30p
Perdue Hall, Room 00141
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

09/08/24 - 11/17/24
Sun 5:30p - 7:30p
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

09/14/24 - 11/16/24
Sat 5:30p - 6:30p
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

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  • No textbook required. 1 ½-inch notebook binder needed
  • Students must wear red lab coat to all classes and field trips
  • Students must present high school diploma or GED to instructor at first class session
  • No criminal infractions on background history per NHA
  1. High school diploma or GED copy required

Contact Information

Workforce Development
Brock Administration Building
New Bern Campus

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