This course introduces students to the techniques necessary to perform a twelve-lead resting electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG). They learn about normal rhythm and arrhythmia, basic cardiac physiology, electrophysiology, and how to troubleshoot technical problems. Upon completion the student will be eligible to take the National Certification Exam. Prerequisite: HS/GED/TASC NEW Required text: Evolve Resources for ECGs Made Easy, 5th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0323401302. Students who wish to register for the Phlebotomy, EKG and PCT courses may purchase the study guides offered only on the National Healthcareer Association website. These study guides can be purchased instead of the separate textbooks at NHANOW.com. *Thursday In-person classes to be held at COTC. COVID-19 vaccination required: see cuny.edu for more information.