Your EKG Technician Resource

National Wear Red Day Pictures

Friday was the National Wear Red Day. You might have seen people all over the place wearing red. If you didn't know, this is the day that is spent bringing awareness to heart disease in women. It is celebrated the first Friday in February and people, and buildings, get all dressed up to show their [...]

EKG Results Help Reveal, But Don’t Limit

A recent story on 19 Action News in Cleveland told the story of a 56 year old man that was diagnosed with a heart condition. He tells the story about visiting his doctor 6 years prior after feeling some abnormalities in his chest. One of the tests the doctor used was an EKG. This helped [...]

Should Your Teen Athlete Have a Heart Screening?

The debate has grown over the last several years and continues to get louder. Each year kids die due to unknown heart conditions - sometimes while playing a sport for their high school. A recent case involved David Wilganowski, a 17 year old football player at James Earl Rudder High School in Bryan, Texas. He [...]

4 Easy Ways to Find EKG Classes, Training, and Learning Resources

So you want to learn more about EKGs - how they work, aspects you need to learn to explore a career, and general information on interpretation. Where do you go to find this information? What EKG classes and resources are available to help you explore the field? Here are 4 tips for finding what you [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Become an EKG Technician TODAY!

Are you in the medical field and looking for a way to explore a new career choice? Are you maybe looking for something fresh and unique to add to your resume? Do you really want to help people with something that can truly save their life? If you answered 'yes' to these questions, you should [...]

EKG Certification – Is It Worth It?

Many people in the EKG technician field often ask themselves if they should go after an EKG certification. If you choose this path, there are many ways in which you can pursue your certification.  But, the question is, should you?  Should you spend the money, take the necessary classes, spend the time, and go through the [...]

4 Techniques to Increase Your EKG Skills

If you are thinking of learning about EKGs, entering the EKG technician field, or want to expand your existing skillset in your current position, then you’ve come to the right place. It may seem daunting and you might not know where to start, but the following 4 techniques should get you on your way to [...]

Devices and Tests Beyond the EKG

The EKG is one tool in the bag of an EKG technician.  There are other devices and tests that may be performed in the event the standard EKG does not provide sufficient analysis.  These devices are small and may be transported by the patient during their normal daily activity.  These two devices are the Holter [...]

7 Key Skills Every EKG Technician Should Have

EKG technicians play a vital role in the collection of important data used to assess heart healthiness of patients every day.  In order to fulfill this role, an individual should have a balanced and wide range of particular skills. People Skills – Since you will be dealing directly with patients, often in a one-on-one environment, [...]

Job Outlook

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