Cardiovascular Technician (EKG)

This 112 hour course prepares individuals with skills to deliver safe and competent patient care in analyzing heart rhythms and performing EKGs. This course is designed to provide individual with critical thinking and problem solving knowledge to use in everyday practice.

Course work includes classroom and simulations practice and clinical rotations.

Upon satisfactory completion of this entire course, students will be allowed to take the written and skills competency for National ASPT EKG Certification exam.


  1. American Heart Association Basic Life Support certified.
  2. High School Diploma or equivalent / High School Transcript.
  3. Two matching government ID cards (Photo current driver’s license/social security card/military or passport).

Estimated Program Cost

Tuition: $219
Basic Arrhythmias Book fees: $152.52 plus tax
The Health Care Professional's Guide to Quality Electrocardiography Training: $20.49 plus tax
EKG Handouts: $4.96 plus tax
Name Tag:
 $10.98 plus tax
Uniform: $51.20 plus tax
Criminal Background Check & Urinary Drug Screen: $125
American Heart Association BLS Class: $80.50
Immunizations vary
ASPT Exam: $105.00

*All prices subject to change

View an explanation of registration fees

Upcoming Courses

Course ID Dates Times Clinicals Type Location
ICV-3111-01F Aug 12 - Dec 09  Mon
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  Seated / Traditional Elsee Bldg

More Information

First contact:

Lori Collier
Administrative Assistant to Nurse Aide Programs
Elsee Building A116

If no reply within 24 hours:

Connie H. Grady
Department Chair of Health Education and Nurse Aide Programs
Elsee Building A163
(919) 464-2355