Electrocardiography technicians prepare patients for and administer the EKG. They also assist with Holter monitor and stress testing. These highly sought-after positions offer jobs in a variety of healthcare settings and labs.
Pay Average in NYC is $29.23 per hour ($68,041 annually).
87% of employers require or encourage a certificate for EKG.
Program certification: You must complete all required courses listed with a grade of C or better to earn a Lehman Certificate. To request your Lehman Certificate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Certificate Request” as the subject line.
- High School Diploma or Equivalency
- Program taught hybrid (online/in-person)
- Basic computer skills are required for online learning
- Electrocardiography/EKG 100**
**PLEASE NOTE: These courses must be completed at Lehman College Continuing Education department to receive EKG Technician Program Certificate.
Patient Care Technician Program for CNAs Courses – Additional Courses Required
(Tuition $1,535 required courses without exam fees)
- Electrocardiography (EKG 100/ 10 sessions / 30 hours/ Hybrid)**
- Phlebotomy I (PLB 101 / 8 sessions / 24 hours/ Online) **
- Phlebotomy II (PLB 102 / 17 sessions / 50 hours/ Hybrid) **
- CPR: BLS with AED for Healthcare Providers (CPR 100/ 2 sessions/ 6 hours / Hybrid
- First Aid: AHA Certification (recommended) (MAS17/ 1 session/ 3 hours/ In-Person
After completing the program students must take the certification exam from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and become a Certified EKG Technician (CET). For more information about certification exam dates and fees please click on NHANOW.com. NHA exam fees are not included in the course tuition.
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