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West Virginia Northern Community College

EKG Technician - Weirton Campus


Students will utilize an online learning platform for lectures and quizzes.  In person labs will be scheduled within the 5 week class timeframe.

This course prepares students for the EKG Technician role in a healthcare setting.  Students will be taught the principles of quality control, infection control, safety procedures, pathology, medical terminology, and patient care's legal and ethical aspects.  This course includes classroom instruction and campus laboratory skills practice.   Students are required to obtain 10 EKGs on live individuals.  Students who complete all aspects of the course are eligible to sit for the EKG Technician Certification Exam, provided by the National Health Career Association.

Additionally, program completers of EKG and Phlebotomy can receive college credit towards WVNCC’s Patient Care Technician Certificate – a one-year program.     

Note: Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify for Workforce HEAPS grants, scholarships, or WIOA funding. Books and certification costs are included in the fees. Please contact Jenna Derrico or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WIOA (WV) - American Job Center, Weirton (304) 723-5337

WIOA (OH) - Ohio Means Jobs, Martins Ferry (740) 633-5627

  • May 16 - Jun 12th, 2023
    Mon and Thu from 9:00 - 11:30 am

West Virginia Northern Community College - Weirton Campus

(304) 723-2210

150 Park Avenue
Weirton, WV 26062 Get directions

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