Medical and Fitness Careers EKG Technician (CET)

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EKG Technician (CET)

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 300 

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This course introduces students to the process of conducting EKG monitoring, interpreting the results, and caring for the patient through all stages of the process. This course is valuable for anyone who is preparing for a career as an EKG technician or who regularly works with or around EKG monitoring and EKG technicians.


Course Objectives

  • Describe the regulations and duties that guide pharmacy technicians in their work.
  • Identify drug classifications and frequently prescribed medications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of the dispensing process by performing accurate calculations, evaluating the characteristics of a prescription, and performing procedures related to preparing and dispensing prescriptions.
  • Evaluate real-world scenarios and construct responses that demonstrate competency as a pharmacy technician.



Topics Covered

Introduction to EKG Monitoring

Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology

Introduction to the EKG Machine

Recording the EKG

The Normal EKG

Abnormal EKGs -- Rate and Rhythm

Introduction to Abnormal EKGs -- Conduction

Injury, Ischemia, and Infarction Patterns

Patient Care

EKG Interpretation


Subject Matter Expert

Jason Astrin, PA-C has been involved in healthcare as both a practitioner and an educator. He has twenty years of family practice, urgent care and cardiovascular experience. He has lectured at several PA, nursing, and medical schools and has chaired the Maryland Board of Physicians, Physician Assistant Advisory Committee. He was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants in 2008 for his dedication to the advancement of the PA profession.

Jason currently works as a clinical appeals consultant with Unitedhealth Group and continues to see patients in an urgent care setting. He resides in Southlake, Texas with his wife and two daughters.


Quiz Information

You must achieve a 70% or higher. You will have 5 attempts at each quiz.



You must achieve a 70% or higher. You will have 5 attempts to complete the final exam.

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Why choose

  • Get an education faster than at traditional colleges!
  • 100% online — No classroom attendance required.
  • All program materials included in one low price.
  • Unlimited 24x7 online customer support
  • Over 500,000+ certified nationwide
  • Certifications provided through National Healthcareer Association (NHA), a nationally accredited provider.

EKG Technician (CET)'s EKG Technician Career Training Program offers you convenient access to a thorough and comprehensive education in the medical field. This affordable, self-paced program helps you train for a new career as a certified EKG Technician (CET). Obtaining a nationally recognized CET certification proves that you are proficient in your field and more importantly, ensures the safety of the patients under your care. With approximately 25% more EKG technician jobs expected to be available by the year 2018, this in-demand certification can help you be on your way to earning up to $28,000 a year!

What your registration includes:

  • Career-focused training that prepares students to work in medical offices and specialty clinics.
  • Self-paced, online course — The flexibility to follow your own schedule!
  • Unlimited access to course until completion
  • Support from a live instructor and Career Services counselor
  • Official, printable certificate of completion

10 Real Reviews From Actual Learners

Hailey From Greenacres, FL Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

such a great program

Posted 6 months ago
Brianna From FORT LEE, VA Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

I loved being able to do everything online. I feel like I learned a lot from the lessons given.

Posted 7 months ago
Ekaterina From EWA BEACH, HI Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

great content of course

Posted 7 months ago
Kaitlin From Jordan, MN Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

My only complaint with this course would be that the examples are very blurry and it is hard to interpret some of the EKG tracings.

Posted 7 months ago
Ariana From APO, AE Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

I will recommend 360 because it is a fantastic program, but this EKG Technician Course has been very disapointing. The other courses were great.

Posted 9 months ago
Liliane From SPRING LAKE, NC Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

I have encountered minimal disturbances and the courses are self explanatory and the lessons are coherent and appropriate.

Posted 10 months ago
Michelle From Hinesville, GA Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

I would recommend this course to anyone of my friends or colleagues!

Posted 11 months ago
Kylie From Kapolei, HI Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

This program was very convenient for me as it was a work at your own pace and with me working that helped a lot and that I could just do it from my own home.

Posted 11 months ago
Krianne Jen From Fallbrook, CA Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

After taking this class I gained more knowledge in the medical field. Online class was the best choice for me because I have a baby.

Posted a year and 5 months ago
Brianna From Weed, CA Took EKG Technician (CET), And Said:

I wish the tests at the end of each lesson showed the correct answer and explained why once i reviewed my results. This way I would be able to learn from my mistakes. otherwise an awesome course.

Posted a year and 8 months ago

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