Electrocardiography


Credits: 2

Prerequisite: BIOL 1240 Health and Disease in the Human Body and/or currently enrolled in a Practical Nursing Program, Registered Nursing Program or be an LPN or RN. Proof of program acceptance or license will be required at the beginning of the course.

Co-Requisite: none

This course teaches electrocardiography, which includes understanding cardiac anatomy and physiology, the components of the cardiac cycle, and basic heart rhythms.  Students will learn how to perform a 12-lead ECG while working in a simulated laboratory setting. The topics of exercise electrocardiography and ambulatory monitoring will also be covered.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none