A Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification is ideal for those looking to join the healthcare industry and learn the in-demand field of electrocardiography. Gaining your EKG credential and passing the CET certification exam through the nationally accredited NHA (National Healthcareer Association) will make your career more competitive.
Upon completion of this program, students wishing to sit for the Certified EKG Technician exam will be required to complete a minimum of 10 EKGs on a live person. MedCerts cannot guarantee a site to complete this clinical requirement, so only students employed in a healthcare facility or those that take full responsibility for meeting their clinical requirements will be admitted to the program.
Responsible for equipping patients with Holter monitors, checking patients' monitors, take notes on their status, and alert abnormalities to physicians.
EKG Technicians perform electrocardiograms and consult with physicians about the results of diagnostic tests. They also assist with routine physical exams and screening procedures.
Preforms several tests with imaging technology to produce cardiac diagnostic results and work with physicians to examine, make, or rule out diagnoses.