STCC to offer certified EKG technician program
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Workforce Development Center at Springfield Technical Community College is offering a 60-hour training for individuals licensed in various medical fields in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to prepare and take the exam to become a Certified EKG Technician (CET).
This non-credit course, which begins Oct. 17, is designed to prepare an individual currently working in a certified healthcare position, to perform EKGs or electrocardiographs, prepare patients for stress testing, and proper application of Holter monitors. Deadline to register is Oct. 1.
This national certification can be used anywhere in the United States. The CET certification can lead to additional employment opportunities in the healthcare field, and provide a foundation for any future training.
One must have current certifications in at least one, but not limited to the following healthcare roles:
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
- Patient Care Technician (PCT)
- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
- Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
- Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)
For more information, visit stcc.io/ekg. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (413) 755-4225.
About Springfield Technical Community College
STCC, the Commonwealth's only technical community college, continues the pioneering legacy of the Springfield Armory with comprehensive and technical education in manufacturing, STEM, healthcare, business, social services, and the liberal arts. STCC's highly regarded workforce, certificate, degree, and transfer programs are the most affordable in Springfield and provide unequaled opportunity for the vitality of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1967, the college – a designated Hispanic Serving Institution – seeks to close achievement gaps among students who traditionally face societal barriers. STCC supports students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.