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EKG Technician (XET)
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CSJ470 EKG Technician
Prepares you to take the ASPT, Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician Exam, and other National Certification Exams. Learn anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. Practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices. Cost includes required textbook.Prerequisites: It is strongly recommended that students take the Accuplacer Placement Exam at the Center for Alternative Studies and Testing prior to registration, for advising purposes.

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