Electrocardiogram (EKG) monitor technicians are primarily responsible for monitoring patientsí heart statuses in a hospital environment. These technicians are responsible for immediately informing doctors or physicians when irregularities arise in a patientís stats. Though this work is more mentally intensive than physical, EKG monitor technicians use electrocardiograms to monitor a patientís heart activity. Other responsibilities include reviewing patient records for normal heart rhythms and using instruments to measure length and height of heart patterns. Students with this certification can continue their education to become cardiovascular or cardiopulmonary technicians.
Health Occupations Registration Checklist
Health Occupations Programs have a registration checklist to help students with the program registration process.
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
EKG Monitoring Technician2
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