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Become a Certified Electrocardiography Technician (CET)

Begin your EKG technician career or refresh your knowledge in the field with the NPS Contactless Basic Intro to EKG Refresher Course. In this course you will learn how to:

  • Performing diagnostics test on patients
  • Monitoring patients blood pressure
  • Collecting medical data to be used by doctors
  • Administer test to determine the cardiovascular health of a patient

 

As advancements in medical technology rise, more employers are requiring national certification in the electrocardiography field each year. The course includes unlimited practice exams and three attempts to pass the national certification exam.

$550

Basic Intro to EKG
Refresher Course

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Program Includes:

  • Study Materials
  • Unlimited Practice Exams
  • 3 Final Exam Attempts

Course Highlights

Basic EKG

Advanced EKG Refresher Course
Advanced EKG Refresher Course

Advanced EKG

Get Certified

The entire course is completed in the NPS automated learning management system at your own pace. This course will prepare you to sit for the national certification exam.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be provided with unlimited practice exams and three attempts to pass the national certification exam. Upon passing the CET Certification Exam, your credentials will automatically be submitted to the national registry and you will be a Certified EKG Technician (CET).

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National electrocardiography exam study materials

Included In Cost

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Job placement assistance

The largest network of electrocardiography recruiters & staffing agencies
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National electrocardiography practice exam

Unlimited exams included in cost
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Professional medically-driven resume

Professional resume revision takes only 48 hours
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Digital national electrocardiography certification

Provided immediately in your account.

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Immediate proof of certification

Once you have passed the certification exam, your certification is able to be printed and verified.

Take The EKG Refresher Course
&
Get CET Certified

Program Includes:
Study Materials  Unlimited Practice Exams  3 Final Exam Attempts
Program Includes:
  • Study Materials
  • Unlimited CET Practice Exams
  • 3 Final CET Exam Attempts

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National electrocardiography exam study materials

Included In Cost

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Digital national electrocardiography certification

Provided immediately on our site.

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Hard copy of national electrocardiography certification and I.D. card

The hard copy of your certification and wallet license ID card will take 5-7 days to reach you in the mail.
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Job placement assistance

The largest network of electrocardiography recruiters & staffing agencies

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National electrocardiography practice exam

Unlimited exams included in cost
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Digital national electrocardiography certification

Provided immediately on our site.

Take The EKG Refresher Course
&
Get CET Certified

Program Includes:
Study Materials  Unlimited Practice Exams  3 Final Exam Attempts
Program Includes:
  • Study Materials
  • Unlimited CET Practice Exams
  • 3 Final CET Exam Attempts

Full Course Details

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Automaticity, contractility, conductivity
  • The Action Potential: Depolarization and Repolarization
  • EKG basics – waves, intervals, segments
  • Reading the EKG
  • Measurements
  • Calculation of heart rate
  • Leads
  • Performing an EKG
  • Cardiac monitors
  • Normal EKG
  • Interpret EKG
  • Limitations and Uses of the EKG
  • Normal Sinus Rhythm
  • Normal Sinus P Wave
  • Normal Sinus QRS Complex in Chest Leads
  • Normal Sinus QRS Complex in Limb Leads
  • Normal Sinus ST Segment
  • Normal Sinus T Wave
  • Normal Sinus Rhythm
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinus Arrhythmia
  • Escape Patterns
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Cardiac Enlargement
  • Acute Pericarditis
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Myocarditis
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Right Bundle Branch Block (RBBB)
  • Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB)
  • Fascicular Blocks
  • Myocardial Injury
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Myocardial Blood Supply
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • STEMI and Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Q Waves of Infarction
  • Localization of Infarction
  • Anterior Wall Q Waves
  • Inferior Wall Infarctions
  • Posterior Infarctions
  • Right Ventricular Infarctions
  • Q Waves: Normal or Abnormal
  • Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Silent Myocardial Infarctions
  • Subendocardial Ischemia
  • Angina pectoris (Stable Angina)
  • Stress Testing and Coronary Artery Disease
  • Silent Myocardial Ischemia
  • NSTEMI “Subendocardial Infarction”
  • Unstable Angina
  • Noninfarction Ischemia
  • Prinzmetal’s (Variant) Angina
  • Early Repolarization
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome
  • WPW Treatment
  • Premature Atrial Contraction (PAC)
  • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia (PAT)
  • AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia (AVNRT)
  • AV Reentrant Tachycardia (AVRT)
  • Management of Acute PAT
  • Long-Term Management of PAT
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Differentiation of Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation
  • Clinical Implications for Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation
  • Treatment of Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation
  • Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Torsade des Pointes (TdP)
  • Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm (AIVR)
  • Ventricular Fibrillation (VF)
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Clinical Causes of Cardiac Arrest
  • Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Degrees of Heart Block
  • First Degree AV Block: PR Interval Prolongation
  • Second Degree AV Block Syndromes
  • Third Degree (Complete) AV Block
  • Location of the Block
  • Onset and Progression of Block
  • 2:1 AV Block
  • Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter with AV Heart Block
  • Symptoms of Heart Block
  • Treatment
  • AV Heart Block in Acute MI
  • AV Dissociation Syndromes
  • Medications Used to Treat Arrhythmias
  • Psychotropic Medications
  • Digitalis Toxicity
  • Electrolyte Disturbances
  • Additional Metabolic Factors
  • ST-T Segment Repolarization Changes
  • Pacemakers
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD)
  • Pacemaker and ICD Malfunction
  • Indications for a Pacemaker or ICD
  • Thirteen Specific EKG Features to Analyze
  • The EKG Report
  • Examples of EKG Interpretation Documentation
Advanced EKG Refresher Course

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