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Some continuing education courses are eligible for scholarship funding.
Please contact the Centro de carreras NCWorks at (828) 694-1755 for more information.

Course Description:

The EKG Technician is a vital member of the healthcare team. The EKG course is designed to teach the basics of anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG and dysrhythmia recognition. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the EKG (CET) National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certification exam. Blue Ridge Community College is an approved NHA test site.

Enrollment requirements:

1. The student must be 18 years old.

2. IDs required (names must match on both):

a. A Signed Social Security Card (paper card, non-laminated), or letter from Social Security Office stating that card has been requested.

b. Current Driver’s License or government-issued picture ID.

c. High school diploma or GED.

3. Registration form completed during appointment.

4. A statement will be signed at registration to confirm that the student received and had an opportunity to review Student Handbook.

5. Course fees are due at the time of registration.

Course schedule:

View EKG Technician / Monitor Course Schedule

View Registration Information – Allied Health Programs


Blue Ridge Community College
Allied Health Program Office and Registration:

Heather Stewart
Allied Health Program Director
(828) 694-1761

Sheila Merrill
Allied Health Program Specialist and Registration
(828) 694-1748

Technical Standards

Students enrolling in these programs must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in Technical Standards. Students qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact Disability Services at (828) 694-1813 for more information.