EKG
General Description
Electrocardiograph (EKG or ECG) Technicians operate equipment that records and measures heart activity.

EKG Technicians schedule appointments, perform ultrasound or cardiovascular procedures, review doctors’ interpretations and patient files, and monitor patients’ heart rates. They also operate and care for testing equipment, explain test procedures, and compare findings to a standard to identify problems.

Electrocardiograms (EKG/ECG) are performed routinely at medical examinations, pre-surgical evaluations, before initiating fitness programs, as well as in the assessment and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Length of Program:
3 months
As an EKG Technician you will:
EKG Technician Tasks
- Prepare patient for EKG- Stress Testing and Holster Monitoring
- Perform EKG to monitor heart- Assist physician in treating blood vessel irregularities
Schedule of Classes:
*** New sessions starting every month ***
Employment Opportunities:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of EKG technicians is expected to increase by 26 percent through the year 2016. Read More
Where I can work:
75% of EKG Technicians work in hospitals. The rest work in clinics, cardiac rehabilitation centers, and doctors’ offices.
How much I will make:
EKG Technicians in the Washington DC metro area make a wage range between $15 and $21 per hour based on years of experience and responsibility.


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