Dorson Certified EKG technician

Certified EKG Technician (Online)

This course introduces students to patient preparation, EKG machines, performing and mounting of 12 lead, single channel EKG tracings. Review of the cardiovascular system and related terminology. Emphasis on basic rhythm identification and possible diseases are studied.


This class brings together anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system with how it pertains to the electrocardiograph procedure. The student will learn to successfully perform and mount an EKG. The recognition of abnormal EKG's and classification of heart diseases will also apply.  Students are required to complete 100 hours of internship/externship, after which they will receive their certificate of completion.

Once the student successfully completes the program he/she will be eligible to sit for the NHA competency test for EKG technician and be certified in CPR as a healthcare provider.

Cash Option - Click & Pay Now:

Program cycle 120 hours; Cost $4000 -  Cash payment entitles a 15% discount.  A $75 non-refundable  registration fee is applicable. National Healthcareer Association (NHA) fee is billed separately.

Financing Option:

Program Cycle: 120 hours; Cost $4000 with 20% down payment, and monthly installments for 12, 24 or 36 months. $75 application is applicable and refundable upon acceptance. The table below illustrates comparative installments over 12, 24, and 36 months. There is no prepayment penalty. National Health career Association (NHA) fee is billed separately.

Preparing to finance your Student loan payment: Use the CONTACT ADMISSIONS FORM at the foot of the page below to express your interest in financing your student loan payment, and the program choice you have made. As soon as we receive your expression of interest, you should expect the following:  We will contact you by phone, (zoom conference if you prefer), for a brief interview. We will collect some brief information about you and the program you are interested in pursuing,  including  current job and income status. If you have a cosigner we will collect their information as well, including job and income status.


Once the information is gathered the credit report for you and your cosigner (if applicable) will be pulled by Think & Profit Consulting, a student payment financing service provider for Dorson VTI.  The information from the credit report combined with your interview information is used to determine the financing terms that Dorson VTI offers you. We are mindful of making an offer that will help you to succeed.  To expedite the finance application you may click on  PAYMENT PORTAL to pay $25 per applicant for the credit report(s). We are looking forward to being a part of your success. 

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