Certified Electrocardiogram Technician

Registration for cet is open

At a Glance

The Certified Electrocardiogram Technician (CET) program at Saint Joseph’s College offers students the opportunity to learn the knowledge necessary to become a CET, but also to learn the skills through hands-on and relevant learning. Before students are sent out for their clinical experiences, we replicate real-life situations in our new EKG lab; this allows our students to practice and perfect their learning and skills, including performing ten EKG’s on individuals (required for certification).

EKG Technicians usually work at hospitals or health clinics, however, some Technicians will work in doctors’ offices and private practices, but they will always work directly with patients. Patients who need electrocardiograms done will vary from someone who is getting a routine physical or someone who is being screened for surgery.  Earning an EKG certification is an excellent starting point for a productive career path.

 

Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to sit for their CET national certification.  The certification is through the National Healthcareers Association; the exam fee is included in the registration fee.

Career Outlook

The average hourly pay for a Certified Electrocardiogram Technician is  $12.00 – $15.00

The job outlook for CETs expected to grow much faster than average.

 

Start Dates and Times

 

May 31, 2021

Class time is TBD

Program Info

 

CET Tuition: $600

A $100 non-refundable registration fee is required to secure your spot

Scrubs and background check are required at the student's expense

6-week class

Meets 2 days each week

on Monday and Wednesday

4 hours each day

Class size: 12 students

Space is limited, please register early to secure your spot

Contact Us

 

Hali Chapman

 hchapman@saintjoe.edu 

219-866-6000 ext. 2022

Location

 

Core Education Building

Room 115

1214 Tonner Road

Rensselaer, IN 47978

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