Electrocardiography (EKG/ECG)

Program Overview

The Electrocardiography (EKG/ECG) credential prepares already-licensed healthcare providers such as Licensed Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses to use EKG/ECG monitors to assist physicians to diagnose and treat heart ailments. Course topics include medical ethics, anatomy of the heart, and patient safety.

Program Plan


Credential (3 credits)

MEDA 1401 Electrocardiography - EKG/ECG I (2)
MEDA 1450 Electrocardiography - EKG/ECG II (1)

Course Outlines

For more specific information about this program's required courses, visit the Course Outlines page.

Cost of Program

To determine the cost of this program, visit the Tuition and Fees page. For scholarship information, visit the Scholarships page. Tip: Look for the "Healthcare Scholarship!"

Employment Information

Employers are always looking for flexible, multi-skilled employees. With an EKG/ECG credential, healthcare providers are able to work in hospitals, doctor offices, clinics, and for insurance companies.

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