EKG Technician — Certification Program
Become a Certified EKG Technician in Sixteen Weeks
Do you want to join the exciting healthcare industry as an EKG tech, this course will train you to apply, monitor, and measure electrocardiography tests. Electrocardiography (EKG) technicians are essential members of the healthcare profession. Upon successful completion of this program you will have the option to sit the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam to become a certified EKG Technician. According to available data certified EKG Technicians earn on average well over fifty thousand dollars a year.
What does an EKG Technician do?
Electrocardiography (EKG) technicians are important to any healthcare team. They apply, monitor, and measure electrocardiography and administer various cardiovascular tests including measuring basic vital signs, performing rapid response procedures, operating an EKG machine, and identifying and analyze heart rhythms.
What skills are important for EKG technicians?
EKG technicians need to be able to read, monitor, and report EKG tests precisely and accurately, communicate with doctors, nurses, and other professionals to provide essential healthcare, use electrocardiography equipment, interpret and calculate data, relate to patients and understand the difficulties and stress they may encounter.
Upon completion of this course participants will:
Prerequisites and Requirements
To take this online course, you should have one of the following: High School Diploma, clean criminal record
EKG Technician Curriculum
EKG Technician with Certification – Program Outline
|Course #||Course Title||Session|
|AHS101||Introduction to Health Careers||I|
|EKG120||Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology||I|
|EKG212||EKG Interpretation Theory||II|
|MED272||Medical Law & Ethics||II|
|EKG220||EKG Application Procedure||II|
Registration and Enrollment
This course is open enrollment. You can enroll and begin in any session throughout the year.
Log onto www.bibtbahamas.com to apply.
Opportunities to sit the certification exam are available year round. To register, simply complete the application form on the BIBT website and remit the appropriate fees. Please see exam fee schedule below:
|Clinical Medical Assistant||$155.00||$50.00||$205.00|
|Administrative Medical Assistant||$117.00||$50.00||$167.00|
|Billing and Coding Specialists||$117.00||$50.00||$167.00|
|Patient Care Technician||$155.00||$50.00||$205.00|
Note: Individuals who study the EKG technician program at BIBT receives one free exam voucher.
Special scheduled exam: Cost of Exam + $100 local fee