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Ekg Technician Certification Program

Echocardiography technicians may specialize in performing non-invasive tests on patients' hearts. In many cases, an echocardiography technician may use a Doppler ultrasound machine to view various areas of a patient's body. The technician may then review these images and determine which parts of the body are healthy and which need to be further examined by physicians for analysis and diagnosis.

Pursuing an Echocardiography Technician Course

An echocardiography technician may be trained to use ultrasound equipment to observe and take photographs of the heart, and its corresponding veins and arteries. Their job may allow them to work with doctors and assist in diagnosing heart attacks, blockages, and heart defects. 

Education

The first practical step to becoming an echocardiography technician may be to pursue a degree in cardiovascular technology. This course may be offered in colleges and universities.

Work Experience

The next step may be to work as an echocardiography technician to gain experience in the field. Most hospitals may offer training in order to complete the tasks needed for the particular duties a person may complete throughout their work day. This will add to the education that they may need to become a registered echocardiography technician.

Registry Exam

Once the student passes this exam, they may be listed in the national database authorizing that they have completed all of the steps needed to be viewed as a highly-educated echocardiography technician.


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