EKG Basics and Review

Athens CPR & Safety

Electrocardiogram

An electrocardiogram — also called ECG or EKG

ECG or EKG — is often done in a health care provider’s office, a clinic or a hospital room. ECG machines are standard equipment in operating rooms and ambulances. Some personal devices, such as smartwatches, offer ECG monitoring

Program Objectives:

Understanding and interpreting cardiac rhythms can prove to be more challenging than anticipated. Basic EKG Interpretation (EKG) equips students with knowledge essential for quickly identifying potential cardiac threats and responding appropriately — which promotes optimal patient outcomes. This course is for healthcare professionals working with monitored patients and ideal for those wishing to improve their ECG skills. This is also a great way to prepare for ACLS certification.

Total Clock Hours: 8

An electrocardiogram records the electrical signals in the heart. It’s a common and painless test used to quickly detect heart problems and monitor the heart’s health.

With Experience, EKG Technicians Can Advance Into Supervisory Or Management Positions.

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