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EKG / Monitor Technician Certificate

An important adjunct skill for LPNs, nursing assistants, phlebotomists, and other healthcare workers or to start a new career path; perform cardiac rhythm analysis and interpretation to prepare for a career as a monitor technician in a hospital, private physician’s office, nursing home, home care agency, or insurance company.

Areas of Study: Anatomy and physiology of the heart with emphasis on electrophysiology, correlation of electrical impulses to printed waveforms, and interpretation of cardiac rhythm using 5-step method. Sinus, atrial, junctional, AV blocks, ventricular, and pacemaker rhythms, patient safety and therapeutic communication, 12-lead EKG machine set up and function, basic understanding of the EKG reading, and skills practice and testing covered. This class now includes CPR certification. Prepare to sit for certification through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). The fee is $90. The course is 40 hours.

Required:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED

Recommended:

  • Healthcare background

Note: If English is not your best language, oral and written English tests may be required.
Textbook required.

Remote live/In-person classroom
Tue, Sept 28- Nov 30, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Remote Live: Sep 28 & Oct 5 
In Person classroom: Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Lincroft Campus 
Fee and Code: $799, XMEDN 151, (includes NHA certification exam fee), textbooks & supply caliper not included (approx. $105)

Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.
To register or learn about our possible payment plans please call 732-224-2315.
No online registration available.

Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to CPS Healthcare at 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu


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