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Electrocardiography (Advanced) - Arrhythmia Recognition Certificate (ECGAC)


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.

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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.


Effective 2020-2021 academic year

Electrocardiography (Advanced) - Arrhythmia Recognition Certificate (ECGAC)

Program Prerequisite: MCH 141 Electrocardiography 1.

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
MCH 142 Electrocardiography 2 3 2 4
Total Credits:   3 2 4

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum


Lisa Lucas, MA
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