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Telemetry Technician

Telemetry Tech or EKG technicians work in healthcare facilities with doctors and technologists and specialize in electrocardiogram (EKG) testing for patients. EKG machines are complex devices that monitors the heart's performance. This is done by attaching wires and electrodes to a patient's chest, arms and legs.

Telemetry Techs also reads and interprets lethal cardiac rhythms. Telemetry Technicians are growing in great demand and play a key role in dealing with patients with cardiac issues. Telemetry Tech program is 8 weeks long, after students successfully complete the course they are eligible to schedule and sit for the national exam on site. Study material included in tuition.

Curriculum includes but is not limited to the following topics: Lead placement and acquisition of the 12-Lead Electrocardiogram

  • Understanding the 12-Lead ECG
  • Understanding Bundle Branch Blocks.
  • ECG Patterns of Infarctions.
  • Acute Myocardial infarctions
  • Electrolyte, drug, and other ECG changes.

Upon successful completion of the EKG program and passing the National Examination, a student becomes a CET. Program Cost covers:

  • Complimentary Textbooks & ID Card (must be returned at the end of the program)
  • School Patch
  • Professional liability Insurance
  • Tutoring
  • Job Placement Assistance

Total Clock Hours: 40 Hours
Lab Hours: 10 hours

Duration/Schedule of classes:
Day class (8 weeks) Fridays 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Evening class (8 weeks) Fridays 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Sign Up Online or Come In-Person (by appointment only). We will contact within 72-hours. You will be given a start date after the following has been received:

    1. Completed online application OR in person application (by appointment only)
    2. Paid the $250 enrolment fee which will include the $40 non refundable application fee.
    3. Turn in state-wide background check (Students are responsible for this but can be done at School for $15)
    4. Drug screening (students are responsible for this but can be done at $15)
    5. Background check (students are responsible for this but can be done at $15)
    6. TB screening not offered in school. Students are responsible for this.

    Please note the following exclusion:
    1. Michigan State Police Background check fees are not included in tuition.
    2. Uniforms are not included in tuition.
    3. Drug screening are not included in tuition.
    4. TB screening are not included in tuition.