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). 

Location:  Caswell County Campus

SECTION #

START DATE

END DATE

DATE/TIME

INSTRUCTOR

39247

08/21/18

11/15/18

T/W/Th;
5:30 - 9 p.m.

B. 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: Electrocardiography for Healthcare Professionals, Fourth Edition, ISBN 978-0-07-802067-4. Textbooks will be available on the Caswell County Campus for purchase on the first day of class.

4.   $69, NHA Online Practice Exam & Study Guide 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.   $117, National Healthcareer Association 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