EKG Technician

Calhoun Community College is currently offering 2 options for the Fall 2020 Healthcare Programs.

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.

Option #1 – Self-directed on line classes

Students may start the self-directed on line class at any time and have full access to the website. Textbooks are mailed to the student’s registration address and students have up to 6 months to complete the program. No on-campus attendance required for this program.

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Option #2 – Live, interactive on line classes

Students will attend scheduled classes and have live, interactive class led by an instructor. Attendance is mandatory during the times scheduled. Hands on labs will be held on campus. Dates for hands on labs will be scheduled by the instructor during regular class times.

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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: October 8 to December 3, 2020
    • Days:  Tuesday and Thursday nights
    • Times:  6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    • Location: Theory will be on line and hands on portion of the class will be held at the Huntsville campus, Sparkman Building, Room 123
    • 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

*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 Fall 2020 classes must be received in writing by the close of business on September 18, 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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