Cardiovascular Technician

This program prepares students to become a certified EKG Technician. Students will learn the anatomy and physiology of the heart, including the electrical conduction system and how it affects heart function. This course also covers the cardiac cycle, common artifacts, and cardiac terminology. Students will also learn how to prepare patients, properly place leads, as well as mount and run an EKG strip correctly. This program will prepare students for the Certified EKG Technician (CET) Exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). 

 

SECTION #

START DATE

END DATE

LOCATION

INSTRUCTOR

37527

02/06/18

04/30/18

Caswell County Campus

B. Berdine

   TBA08/21/1811/13/18Caswell County CampusB. Berdine

 

PREREQUISITES:

  • *High School Diploma/High School Equivalency Diploma
  • *CPR card for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association 

 

COSTS:

1.       $188, Registration fee and Student Liability Fee. This amount is due at time of registration.

2.       $1.25, Optional Student Accident Insurance paid with registration fee when requested by the
          student.

3.       $97.14, Textbook. Contact the Bookstore on the Person County Campus at (336) 322-2339.
          Textbooks will be available on the Caswell County Campus for purchase on the first day
          of classes only.

4.       $35, NHA Online Practice Exam purchased directly from NHA using credit/debit card.
  Piedmont Community College will invoice third-party sponsors who are providing payment for
  students.

5.       $11.69, Rapid-Cardiac Universal Badge (R-CAT). R-CAT Badge can be purchased from the
          Bookstore or anywhere EKG supplies are sold.

6.       $115, NHA EKG Technician Board Exam. This fee is paid directly to NHA on the date of
          testing. Students must successfully complete the class before registering for the exam.
          The exam will be held on the Caswell County Campus.  

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

To register, contact Lori Watlington at (336) 694-8080 or by email at Lori.Watlington@piedmontcc.edu.  

 

HOW TO REGISTER

Online:
Submit registration form using our Secure Registration Form. You will receive a confirmation email and payment instructions from Lori Watlington once your registration has been processed. 

In Person:
Register in the Workforce Development office on the Caswell or Person County Campus. 

By Mail:
Return a Continuing Education Registration form with payment to:

PCC
ATTN: Lori Watlington
PO Box 1150
Yanceyville, NC  27379