The Medical Institute of Kentucky EKG Technician program is a course that runs for 14 weeks. Students will engage in a stimulating range of learning activities that include legal and ethical considerations, patient assessment techniques, heart health, introduction to cardiovascular medical terminology and anatomy, how to complete and document an EKG, EKG basic interpretations, and more. Career Development is also obtained throughout the program.
The Healthcare employee with EKG Technician training is a medical practitioner who administers tests to determine the cardiovascular health of patients. Their primary duties include performing diagnostic tests on patients, keeping patients informed on every step of the procedure, monitoring patient blood pressure, perform various tests on a patient’s heart and lungs, though primarily they perform electrocardiograms (EKGs).
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of EKG Techs and cardiovascular technologists is projected to grow 14 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. About 12,000 openings for cardiovascular technologists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
The EKG Technician student will complete instructional and simulation laboratory procedures for a period of up to 14 weeks in length. Successful completion of all courses is required to receive a program certificate of completion.
TMIKY training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate experience, prerequisite education, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job state requirements, restrictions, job posts prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.
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