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EKG Technician

Health Science career cluster

Career Program
Professional Development Courses

Quick Course Facts

Course Description

Course includes instruction in basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology as it relates to:

  • Electrocardiography
  • Technical aspects of the electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Interpretations of rhythm strips
  • Medical terminology
  • The role of the EKG Technician
  • Treadmill stress testing

After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to take a National Certification exam for EKG Technician.

Eligibility Requirements and Prerequisites

You must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Attend an information session (details below); it is mandatory for acceptance
  • Provide copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Pass the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), if applicable
  • Have current Basic Life Support (BLS) health care provider CPR card from the American Heart Association
  • Pass a criminal background check

Credentials in Detail

After completing this course, you will receive a TCC Certificate of Completion and will be qualified to take a national certification exam.  

You will receive 7.9 CEUs.

Courses You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply

  1. Download, print, and fill out the application.
  2. Submit your completed application and supporting documents in person.
    • You can turn in your completed application and supporting documents from May 29 to July 19, 2018.
      • When: Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
      • Where:
        CIE Services Office
        TRTR, Room 3417
        300 Trinity Campus Circle
        Fort Worth, TX 76102
        (Trinity River Campus Map)
  3. Register for class.
    • Once you have been accepted, you may register for EKG Technician courses, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Accommodations

If you need to request accommodations, please call us at 817-515-1071.

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Community & Industry Education Services
Susan Cramer, RN, B.S.N., M.A.
817-515-1071
TR.CIE@tccd.edu

Updated May 24, 2018