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CONTACT: Myrna Whitehead
SPC Byron Martin ATC will offer EKG Monitor Tech class starting May 20
LUBBOCK – South Plains College Byron Martin Technology Center will offer an EKG Monitor Tech course from 6 to 8 p.m. starting May 20 through July 13 in Room 141 of the center, located at 3201 Ave. Q.
The cost of the course is $385 for tuition and fees. Participants can earn 56 hours or 5.6 Continuing Education Units. Rex Mosley will be the instructor.
Special requirement and advanced registration procedures apply for most allied health courses. For details, please come to the SPC Registration Desk at the SPC Byron Martin ATC or call (806) 716-4906.
This introductory course is designed for those who want to work in the health care industry in a more advanced position. A basic knowledge of hospital protocol and medical terminology is recommended but not required. This course includes fundamentals of the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system, basic EKG procedures, interpretation of basic dysrhythmias and a brief look at treatment. This is a demanding course that requires an intense commitment to learning and understanding the complex concepts associated with the cardiac system.
Homework will be assigned on a daily basis. The practicum will be the last three days of class. Study guide materials written by the instructor will be available for purchase the first class night for $65. Instruction includes 32 hours of classroom time and 24 hours of practicum for which the student must provide name badges, lime green scrubs and a white lab coat.
Preregistration is required and students must provide a high school diploma or certified GED letter and proof of immunizations which include Hepatitis B Series, MMR since 1981, Tetanus no older that eight years, Varicella shot or proof of illness and a negative TB test no older than six months. A flu shot will be required of all students enrolled between Oct. 1 and March 31.
Also, students will not be allowed to register or pay for this class without all requirements being met. Criminal Background checks will be performed on all students. No refunds will be given for criminal background checks.
For more information or to register, call (806) 716-4906.