NTA Code of Ethics for Members:
The telemetry technician will protect and uphold the patient's comfort, safety, privacy, dignity and rights with compassion.
The telemetry technician's primary commitment is to the expedient analysis and interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias.
The telemetry technician's goal is to act in a timely manner to prevent unnecessary lag time between the recognition of a dangerous rhythm and notification of the proper medical professional.
The telemetry technician has authority, accountability and responsibility for their actions; makes decisions; and takes action consistent within the scope of their practice as delineated by their employer.
The telemetry technician must take responsibility for promoting the field of Telemetry while collaborating with their peers and pursuing continuing education in the field.
The telemetry technician must continually promote the profession of Telemetry and maintain at least 25 CEU's yearly in the field of cardiac arrhythmia's, medication and procedures.
The telemetry technician shall maintain a clean and organized work station with strict attention to the importance of HIPAA rules and regulations.
The telemetry technician will at all times be kind and courteous to fellow peers, treating each member of the team with respect.