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Galveston College Continuing Education

Certified EKG Technician (CET)

Study the heart’s anatomy, function, how it produces electricity, and how one records this electricity with the EKG and telemetry monitor. Course also covers the EKG changes of commonly seen diseases, especially coronary artery disease and the important heart rhythm disturbances. This course prepares students to take the NHA certification exam to be EKG and/or telemetry monitor technicians and introduces them to skills necessary for employment in exercise laboratories.   This course includes one attempt at the CET exam which exam will be scheduled by the instructor and is nonrefundable and non-transferable. This program is eligible for a payment plan. Textbook and study guide are included in the tuition. Students must have a valid BLS-CPR card prior to enrolling in the course


Average Hourly Wage


Time to Completion

10 weeks

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Moody Hall – Room 140


Galveston College – Continuing Education
4015 Avenue Q, Suite M-140
Galveston, TX  77550