August 10, 2017 James Revillini

For allied health professionals looking to add to their skill set, with classroom and hands-on experience. Learn basic skills in administering a 12-lead EKG, including cardiac anatomy and function; appropriate skin preparation; proper lead placement; and identification of P, Q, R, S, and T wave forms. Learn to recognize a normal versus abnormal electrocardiogram, prevent artifacts, and adapt to unusual patient situations. Also learn pulse oximetry measurement. Class covers sensor placement and pulse correlation techniques to measure oxygen saturation accurately. Please note: This course does not prepare you to become an EKG technician. It is appropriate for nurse aides, medical assistants and those preparing for patient care technician positions (PCT).


Course Offerings

August 14, 15 & 16 (M/T/W); 9AM – 2PM
Fee: $279
CRN: 2257
Instructor: Mark Rouleau, R.N.
OR
Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16 (TH); 5:30-8:30PM 
Fee: $299
CRN: 3663
Instructor: Mark Rouleau, R.N.
1.5 CEU’s

You must attend all sessions to receive a certificate of completion.


Transfer Credits

Students who have successfully completed the EKG and Pulse Oximetry Skills Program are eligible to receive college credit through the Connecticut Credit Assessment Program administered by Charter Oak State College.

Credits may be used at Charter Oak State College or transferred to another school by setting up a credit registry with Charter Oak (any transfer credit is at the discretion of the institution).

For more information, visit: Charter Oak’s Credit Registry site


Other Ways to Register

Program Coordinator: Cheryl Conaty, 860.773.1453

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