School: SoCal ROC
Course ID: HUC100
Availability: Call 310-224-4200

Accelerate Your Future at SoCal ROC!

The Health Unit Coordinator/EKG Monitor Technician program prepares individuals to be unit secretaries and cardiac monitor technicians in hospitals and clerical staff in physicians' offices, outpatient surgical units and nursing homes.

Learn Valuable Industry Skills!

Students will become familiar with the cardiovascular system, application of telemetry equipment and recognize normal/abnormal electrical cardiac activity. Students are introduced to the clinical area early in the program and proceed sequentially, correlating classroom theory and selected clinical application.

Emphasis is placed on accuracy, interpersonal skills, and the moral, legal, and ethical implications relative to employment in a medical facility.Topics will include history of the Health Care Unit Coordinator, Health Care Unit Profession, medical law, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, instruction in hospital admittance, medical charts and forms, performing data entries, transcription of physician's orders, coordinating diagnostic testing, intercultural communication in the healthcare setting, prioritizing diagnostic tests, lab orders, and x-rays, ensuring patient confidentiality. Students will learn various medical electronic record keeping programs, perform routine quality assurance on charts.

Students will also learn EKG monitor techniques and technologies for tracking patients in an inpatient setting. Concepts learned are of cardiac rhythms, EKG machine preparation, 12 lead EKG interpretation, electrodes, the cardiovascular system, heart rates and procedures for reporting to the appropriate medical profession in the event a patient shows changes.

  • Professional Certification Opportunities!

Designations offered to students completing the Health Unit Coordinator/EKG Monitor Technician course include

1. Qualify to sit for the National Health Unit Coordinator Certification Examination (NHUCCE).

Checkout Potential Career Options! 

Cardiac monitor technicians

Unit secretaries

Health Unit Coordinator

Hospital Admit Clerk

Medical Receptionist

Medical Records Technician

Medical Secretary

Medical Assistant 

Registered Nurse 


Thank you for your interest in enrolling in the SoCal ROC Health Unit Coordinator/EKG Monitor Technician program. The following is information about the program.

High school 

  Open to Seniors and must be at least 17 1/2 yrs old


 Completion of a HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA or GED (translated into English)

 Purchase of apparel and materials is required. Please contact registration for full list.

Complete in 1 Semester: T/Th from 7:00pm - 9:45pm (HYBIRD)

To access the most recent course schedule please call registration or click the link under Course Information. Please be advised schedule is subject to change.

Benefits of CTE

After completing courses in CTE,  you will have a clearer vision of your future career path and what the next steps will be. Career Technical Education allows high school students to see what options are out there and see first-hand what careers they enjoy and thrive in. Whether you decide to enter the workforce, pursue a trade or apprenticeship, or apply to college, CTE adds to the traditional high school experience and is designed to prepare you for the next stage in your life.

Earn High School Credit!

You can earn 5 elective credits and satisfy CSU/UC Admissions Requirements » G - College Preparatory Elective (upon completion of this course and another G elective)

Ready To Enroll?!

Call our Career Guidance Specialist or register through your home school counseling offices and receive priority through pre-registration for classes that meet from 1:15 - 4:15 and 4:15 - 7:00 p.m.


Address: 2300 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90501 U.S.

Phone: 310-224-4200