EKG Technician Online Course

This course prepares students to function as EKG technicians. It covers the anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes and terminology, medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and echocardiography, EKG machine use, lead placement and chest wall anatomy.

EKG Technician student taking online course

Online Course

Take the course online, on your schedule

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How to Register

How to start taking the online course

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Learn about the program

About the Program

Prepare for Certification

There are several EKG technician national certification exams that are available to students. The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) requires 10 EKGs on live individuals prior to challenging their Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.

The EKG Technician Profession

EKG technicians are in demand. EKG technicians work in physician's offices, hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities and organizations. EKG technicians also work for insurance companies to provide data for health and life insurance policies. Similar to other growing healthcare professions, the demand for EKG technicians is expected to continue to grow substantially.

Cost and Length

Cost: $1,299
Length: Up to 9 months (6 months access with possible 3-month extension)
When to Start: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Contact Us

Online Classes

To learn more and to enroll visit Health Ed Today or call: (888) 574-6218 or (866) 217-8931

General Inquiries

Program Coordinator
Isabel Seiden
(415) 817-4220
iseiden@sfsu.edu

Program Lead

Janet Alford
jalford@sfsu.edu

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