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Patient Care/EKG Technician - Starts December 4th

Patient Care/EKG Technician - Starts December 4th

Patient Care Technicians are essential team members in the healthcare setting. A Patient Care Technician works directly with patients and their families to complete medical tasks and ensure they receive quality care. Daily tasks include measuring and monitoring vital signs (temperature, pulse etc.),obtaining EKG’s , obtaining blood and other fluid samples, assisting nursing staff in administering basic treatments, assisting patients with everyday needs such as personal hygiene, using the restroom and grooming. They also keep patient rooms clean and sanitized and provide appropriate emotional support to patients. Patient Care Technicians usually work in a wide range of facilities which include: hospitals, assisted living facilities, home health, and doctors offices. The EKG portion of the course will train students on how to administer EKGs (electrocardiograms), stress tests, Holter testing, prepare patients for monitoring, and deliver final test results to physicians for analysis.

Upon course completion, and if the necessary requirements are met, students will be eligible to sit for the Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.

CPR Certification included in the course.


Course Objectives:

Receive hands-on training.Topics covered include anatomy of the circulatory system, medical terminology, quality assurance, HIPAA, and infection control. Book, lab supplies, and certification prep materials are included in tuition. Scrubs purchased separately.


Course Hours & Times

This class meets twice per week for skills. Monday - Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm


Enrollment Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • GED or High School Diploma

  • Government-issued ID


Tuition & Fees

  • $300 Course Registration Fee (non-refundable)

  • $850 Course Tuition

  • $1150 Total


Ways To Pay:

Pay Through Orphic Invoicing

  • Payment plan consists of three (3) equal payments invoiced every two weeks.  Orphic will not run a credit check.

  • Orphic does not charge an interest rate but tuition must be paid in full prior to graduation. 

  • Availability is based on class size. Please contact our office for more information. (318-364-7074)

PayPal and Sezzle

  • Payment plan begins immediately. Plan consists of four (4) equal payments automatically withdrawn every two weeks.

  •  Run a soft credit check.

  • "Pay in 4" Payment solution is interest free.

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