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EKG Technician
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EKG Technician, HHS051

EKG monitorPrepare to take the Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam offered by the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT). EKG technicians work in physician offices, hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities, and are responsible for performing electrocardiogram tests to monitor and record electrical impulses transmitted by the heart.

This course includes background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical dissease process, medical terminology, medical ethics, and legal aspects of patient contact. Learn the function and proper use of the EKG machine and the Holter Monitor, and demonstrate lead placement for a 12-lead electrocardiogram. Compare normal and abnormal EKG printed readings and measure various "peaks and troughs."

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Montgomery College
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Takoma Park, Md 20912

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Takoma Park/ Silver Spring Campus
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7977 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, Md 20910

August 10, 2011