The EKG Technician Program is a 60-hour program designed to prepare the individual to assume the role of the EKG Technician. Students will learn the fundamental concepts and medical terminology of cardiac anatomy and physiology. Students will learn the basic operation of the EKG equipment, including proper set-up, maintenance, patient preparation, and performance of the electrocardiogram. Students will be required to demonstrate technical proficiency in the performance of an electrocardiogram and will learn to trouble-shoot the various causes of sub-optimal tracings. Students will become familiar with the components of the eletrocardiographic recording and understand the relationship of the EKG to the diagnosis of various cardiac disorders. Students will also receive CPR Certification during this program. After completion, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certification.