This program will prepare students to perform EKG tests and to understand the background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, electrocardiography and stress testing. Further, students will learn the interpersonal skills needed to interact with others as well as how to conduct themselves professionally in a medical environment.
EKG Technicians typically work in a doctor’s office, clinic, or hospital. Tests are commonly performed by the technician as part of a general physical examination, pre surgery work up, or one who is experiencing current or has experienced past cardiovascular problems.
According to Salary.com EKG Technicians earn on average of 38,000 a year in Atlanta.
Our educational program meets on Saturday and Sunday from 9 AM to 3 PM, for 6 weeks. Along with your in class instruction, labs and externship we utilize online digital learning to enhance your educational experience in your spare time while not physically present at the school. As an 'Accredited/Authorized Institution' by the Georgia Non-Public Educational Commission (GNPEC), and partnered with the National Healthcare Association (NHA), your final step to becoming an EKG Technician is sitting for the National exam through NHA. All of your education at AHI is dedicated to providing you with the best and most modern skill sets and knowledge to pass the test. The exam fee is not included in your tuition.
All documents and results are due two weeks before the first day of class unless otherwise noted.
is required giving permission to attend clinical observation/externship/practicum
• All Study Materials
• Preparation for the national EKG exam.