Monitor (EKG) Technician

Students will learn the tasks and activities that a Monitor/Telemetry Technician will be expected to perform on the job. Duties include: registering a patient, maintaining cardiac monitoring device support, educating the patient, administering cardiac tests, analyzing rhythms and processing test findings.

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Monitor Technician Program

Telemetry Technician Training

What Can I Expect?

  1. Describe the cardiovascular system
  2. Identify legal and ethical responsibilities of an EKG Monitor Technician at the Telemetry Unit
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of, apply and use medical instrumentation modalities
  4. Perform patient care techniques in the health care facility
  5. Recognize normal and abnormal cardiac telemetry monitoring results
  6. Describe common cardiovascular drugs, their actions, use and adverse effects
  7. Set up telemetry monitoring, interpret and report abnormal rhythms to the nurse
  8. Demonstrate the ability to communicate and use interpersonal skills effectively.
  9. Measure the ECG waves, segments and intervals
  10. Calculate the heart rate and identify sinus rhythm
  11. Identify Arrhythmias
  12. Perform clerical duties
  13. Demonstrate the importance of health, safety, and environmental management systems in organizations and their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance
  14. Read, interpret, process, coordinate and transcribe physicians’ orders
  15. Organize and maintain efficient work practices

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Miami Campus

7757 West Flagler Street, Suite 220
Miami, FL 33144
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Miramar Campus

3520 Enterprise Way
Miramar, FL 33025
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Eligible Candidates:

Graduates from Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician who are already nationally certified as  an EKG Technician.

Eligible candidates are expected to have prior knowledge of regulatory and compliance standards (OSHA, HIPAA, informed consent, medical records), medical ethics, patient safety, emergency response, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, communication with patients and staff and ECG troubleshooting.

Monitor Technician Certification

This is considered a job upgrade course for graduates of a Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician program who which to acquire additional skills, required for positions such as a patient monitor technician, ECG/cardiac technician or telemetry technician.

Course Length: 35 contact hours           

Course Duration: 7 Fridays

Class Days/Times: Friday / 8:30am to 1:30pm

Think the Monitor (Telemetry) Technician course is right for you?

Contact us today to find out more about how you can enter this growing field and start a new, more rewarding career.

This program is offered at:
Miami Campus Only

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