Electrocardiograph Technician Program

Electrocardiograph Technician Program (EKG) training program consists of 40 hours of classroom study and lab practice in preparation for the certification exam. Students will gain both theoretical and practical training, learning the skills necessary to perform electrocardiography testing from machine operation to reading graphs. The subjects covered in this course include:

  • EKG unit operation and troubleshooting
  • 12-lead electrode placement
  • Recognizing and interpreting normal and abnormal EKG patterns
  • Plotting EKG axis
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular system
  • Electrophysiology
  • Review for the Electrocardiograph Technician Certification (CET) exam

Start Date: TBA
End Date: TBA
Days/Times: Tuesdays, 6:00-9:40 PM
                       Thursdays, 6:00-9:40 PM
Certification Exam: TBA; 6:00-8:00 PM
Registration Fee: $2,195
Early Registration Discount: $1,995
Early Registration Deadline: TBA

Session 1, Orientation
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10, Final Exam
Certification Exam*

*Certification Exam*

Please review the following documents:

Students who successfully complete this program will be awarded a Certificate of Completion by the University.

For more information about the EKG field and the national certification examination, visit www.ptcb.org.

Funding for Courses:
Sallie Mae Career Training LoanSM
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5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100