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West Virginia Northern Community College

EKG Technician - Weirton Campus

with Bob Barsch


Class is canceled

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. See details about funding options here and contact Jenna Derrico with questions – / 304-214-8962.

Non-Discrimination Statement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate based on race, sex (e.g., sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status), disability, religion, color, national origin, or age in admission, employment, educational programs, or activities; nor does it discriminate based on genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for making complaints or assisting in investigations of discrimination. WVNCC will take steps to assure that a lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the college’s CTE offerings. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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  • Jul 15 - Aug 12th, 2024
    Mon from 12:30 - 4:30 pm

West Virginia Northern Community College - Weirton Campus

(304) 723-2210

150 Park Avenue
Weirton, WV 26062 Get directions

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