Students learn the basic principles of electrocardiography, including understanding the electrical conductive system of the heart, interpreting basic ECG rhythm, preparing the patient and the equipment, and recognizing and correcting distortion problems.
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
Effective 2017-2018 academic year
Electrocardiography (Basic) Certificate (ECGBC)
Program Prerequisite: BIO 111 Biology: Unity of Life (minimum grade C)
|MCH 141||Electrocardiography 1||3|
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
Daphne Robinson, BS, RHIT - Chair, Health Sciences Technology