Electrocardiography (Advanced) - Arrhythmia Recognition Certificate (ECGAC)

Description

The Advanced Electrocardiography certificate expands the skills gained through the Basic ECG certificate with special emphasis on analyzing 12 lead ECG changes.

Students review basic ECG principles, and then learn to interpret various types of atrial and ventricular dysrhythmias, such as chamber enlargement, conduction defects, and perfusion disturbance patterns.

Related Programs

Program Code

ECGAC.CT

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Work as ECG Technician and/or Monitor Watcher within a critical care nursing unit

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • ECG Technician

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$12.00/hr - $14.00/hr

Employment Outlook

Good. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in allied health care are expected to increase.

Curriculum

Electrocardiography (Advanced) - Arrhythmia Recognition Certificate (ECGAC)

Program Prerequisite: MCH 141 Electrocardiography 1

MCH 142 Electrocardiography 2 4
Total Credits 4

Contacts

Program Chair
Daphne Robinson, BS, RHIT - Chair, Health Sciences Technology
(513) 569-1684