2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ALHE 223 - EKG Technician Clinical Practice

4 CR
This course provides the student with the foundation to perform the clinical task of administering EKGs, as well as, Holter monitoring and stress testing. Students will learn to set up and administer EKGs (electrocardiograms) and stress tests, prepare patients for Holter or ambulatory monitoring, edit and deliver final test results to physicians for analysis and transcribe the physicians’ interpretations. The student will perform 80 hours in the clinical setting with an additional 16 hours in the college laboratory. Upon completion of the course students will receive a professional certification as an EKG Technician.

Prerequisites & Requisites: (1) ACCUPLACER® reading score of 60, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school diploma.