Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician

  • EKG Technician

    This 72 hour course is designed to prepare students for electrocardiogram performances and procedures

    Electrocardiogram (EKG) technicians use special equipment and medical techniques to record the electrical impulses transmitted by a patient's heart. Data acquired by electrocardiogram technicians assists physicians and cardiologists in diagnosing medical conditions in patients. EKG Technicians are typically employed in hospitals, private cardiology clinics, and laboratories.

    Course Description: With this course you will learn the anatomy and physiology of the heart, how to interpret and record heart rhythms, and how to place and interpret a twelve lead EKG. Successful students will be eligible to sit for the NHA EKG Certification Exam.

    Prerequisites for EKG:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Successful completion of BLS (Basic Life Support) for the Healthcare Provider.
    • Complete a background check, 10 panel drug screen, and 2-step PPD. Influenza vaccine is required if attending clinical between October and March.


    Cost: $1,275 Includes textbook and NHA Certification Exam Fee. Textbook will be available in class.

    Start Date: Campus: Schedule:
    October 31, 2022 Tyger River Campus Click here for schedule
    Contact CCE: For class availability and more information for EKG, contact Latasha Smith at 864-592-6209 or smithl@sccsc.edu.