EKG Technician

Online Program

Ready to take classes right now?  Calhoun Community College is currently offering self-directed on line classes.

Students have up to 6 months to complete the program and textbooks are mailed to the address used for enrollment.

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The 50-hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices.

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Note:  Upon successful completion of the program, students may sit for the ASPT– Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other National Certification Exams.

    • Duration: 50 hours
    • Dates: TBD
    • Days:  Tuesday and Thursday nights
    • Times:  6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    • Location: TBD
    • Cost:  $999 (textbooks included)
    • Program Fee does not include cost of ASPT EKG Technician Certification Exam – $90.
  • ASPT National Certification Exam is available at Calhoun Community College.
  • Education Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent
  • *Eligible for WIOA Funding

*Education Requirements:  Students must have a High School diploma or equivalent.

If you have additional questions about this program, please email Diane Peck at Diane.peck@calhoun.edu


All refund requests for the Spring 2020 classes must be received in writing by the close of business on February 14, 2020. Email diane.peck@calhoun.edu with your request, and then call 256-306-2515 to confirm receipt of the request.  Calhoun Community College is not responsible for emails that are not delivered/received.

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