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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 orientation session; 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 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.

Course You Will Take

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

How to Apply

Attend an EKG Technician Orientation Session

Register for Class

Once you have been accepted, you may register for the EKG Technician course.

Additional Accommodations

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



Trinity River Campus
Community & Industry Education Services
Susan Cramer, RN, B.S.N., M.A.

Updated January 31, 2018