EKG Certification


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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Phone - 208.562.3000
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Workforce Development at College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides you high-quality, short-term training to boost your job skills, acquire new career skills, and earn the certificates you need. Take as many classes as you want in our short-term, credit free classes with no applications, no transcripts, and no hassle. Just sign up and watch your career take off.

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


Delivery Formats:


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Course Fee - $125

Class costs and fees are subject to change without notice.


There are an assortment of scholarship opportunities available if you qualify to help cover some or all of the costs associated with classes offered through CWI Workforce Development. Call us at 208.562.2700 for more information.

Payment Options

CWI Workforce Development offers you multiple payment options to cover the cost of your program. For more information, visit Payment Options

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