EKG (12 lead) Technician Course


Course Description:
The EKG Technician course at Florida Atlantic University is a comprehensive 30 hour course prepares students to function as EKG and Monitor technicians. Upon successful completion of this course a certificate of completion will be presented to the student. No previous healthcare experience is needed for this course.

* Optional clinical externship is held at Boca Raton Regional Hospital (50 hours minimum).

Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the normal cardiac anatomy and physiology and normal electrical conduction through the heart.
  2. Identify and relate waveforms to the cardiac cycle.
  3. Understand the different lead placements and purpose of each placement.
  4. Utilize a systematic process when approaching the interpretation of the ECG.
  5. Identify normal and abnormal components on ECG.
  6. Recognize sinus, atrial, junctional and ventricular dysrhythmia on ECG and relate cause, significance, symptoms and treatment.
  7. Recognize how the 12 lead ECG relates to the areas of the heart.
  8. Recognize ischemic, injury, and infarction on the 12 lead ECG.

Course Syllabus

Spring 2015

Boca Raton (777 Glades Road, SE 319)
Davie (3200 College Ave, ES 102)

Boca Raton Campus (Fast Track): March 2-6, 2015 (9:00am to 3:30pm)
Boca Raton Campus: Saturdays; May 30 to June 27, 2015
Davie Campus: Mondays; June 1 to August 3, 2015

Boca Raton Campus, 9:00am to 3:00pm (Saturdays)
Davie Campus, 6:30pm to 9:30pm (Mondays)

Course: $245.00 (boook included) Pay here
Externship: $150.00 (scrub included) Pay here
Fast Track: $200.00 (book included) Pay here

Refund Policy:A processing fee of 20% will be applied towards a refund administered prior to the start of the course. No refunds will be made once the course has begun.

No refunds will be processed until a minimum of 14 business days has passed after the initial payment.

Questions? Please e-mail Carla Liranzo.