Cardiac Monitor Technician Certification


Cost: $499.00 (includes a $100

non-refundable registration fee)

CE Broker#: 20-781048

This is a one-week continuing education course that helps students to meet the training requirements for employment as a Cardiac Monitor Technician so that they can be gainfully employed in a hospital or any other healthcare setting. Successful students are eligible to also take the National Healthcareer Association EKG Exam to earn their EKG credentials.


Topics to be discussed:

  • Roles and responsibilities of an EKG Technician

  • How to use an EKG machine and read EKG printouts

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED

  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

  • Blood pressure reading

  • Point-of-care skills training

  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia

  • Management of ACS and stroke

  • Effective communication


AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required for course completion.

Classes are held: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, or 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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What is included:

Monitor Technicians function as an EKG Technician with patient care training. Their duties are to oversee cardiac monitors and notifying nurses of arrhythmia, print monitor strips per policy and protocols, document rhythms and to provide high-quality patient care.

As a Cardiac Monitor Technician, you will perform meaningful work in helping diagnose cardiovascular conditions. By administering EKGs — testing the electrical activity of the heart through small electrode patches attached to the body — you’ll be making a life-changing difference by helping people of all ages prevent and treat heart disease.


Course includes: Entry-level EKG theoretical concepts, all required CEUs, lead placement, Anatomy and Physiology of the heart, Point-of-care training.

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What hospitals and other employers are looking for:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association

  • EKG rhythm interpretation and/or training

  • Basic EKG course completed certification

  • Certified Nursing Assistant license (Not required but good to have on your resume to prove that you have patient care experience).

**We cannot help you with job placement until you've met all of these requirements.

Job placement:

Please note that we help each student with job placement; however, no guarantees will be made or expressed. Healthcare facilities that hire Monitor Technicians are hospitals, dialysis centers, medical specialty facilities, etc.

Employers rely on certification as a third-party attestation that an employee possesses the skills and knowledge to successfully perform a specific job. In addition, studies have shown that certified allied healthcare professionals have higher salaries and better promotion opportunities. 


Obtaining and maintaining certification and engaging in continuing education throughout your allied health career tells your employer that you:

  • You are committed to your profession because you continue to learn and grow

  • Have met third-party standards that verify your skills and competence

  • Are dedicated to maintaining quality in your workplace


**In light of the precautionary measures we must take due to Covid-19, we have changed some of the required tasks students must perform to complete this course. This will be discussed further on the first day of class.

​Remember, you don't have to pay the full amount to start any of our courses, just pay the deposit to get started.