Electrocardiogram (EKG) Certification
Expand your professional healthcare skills by earning an EKG Certification at College of Western Idaho (CWI).
This class will educate and prepare you with the knowledge and skills for patient preparation and education, operation of the EKG, elimination of artifacts, proper placement of leads, and the necessary maintenance and care of the equipment.
Your learning experience will include four hours of classroom and hands on training led by qualified and trained instructors.
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Classes are offered at a variety of locations throughout western Idaho that are taught by knowledgeable professionals with years of experience in the topics they teach.
What You Will Learn to Do
- Explain heart anatomy and basic electrophysiology
- Successfully perform EKG
- Explain normal EKG measurements
- Recognize basic arrhythmias
- Proper placement of limb leads and precordial leads
- Perform EKG accurately to ensure a reliable and precise recording
- Recognize interference or artifacts
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Requirements and Costs
Degrees and Certificates
Certificate of Completion
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Course Fee - $125
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