This course brings together the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the cardiovascular system and how it pertains to the electrocardiograph procedure (ECG). Students will learn how to safely prepare and obtain an ECG printout using a multi-channel ECG machine. In addition, basic cardiac arrhythmia recognition, waveform measurement, patient treatment modalities, and patient safety will also be practiced. The last week will be reserved for the nationwide certification review and taking the actual examination.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 0, Lab – 3, Credits – 3