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Cardiology Diagnostic Testing Methodology CARD 2202

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course introduces the learner to the methodology of non-invasive cardiology diagnostic testing. The primary focus is on electrocardiography, ambulatory ECG monitoring, exercise stress testing and special procedures. Students will learn the fundamental principles behind the most commonly performed non-invasive diagnostic tests from the perspective of the cardiology technologist. Emphasis will be placed on procedural techniques, trouble-shooting skills and clinical applications. Online simulation exercises have been created to provide the student practice in ECG placement as well as case study exercise stress testing (ETT). The student will also examine special considerations such as the implementation of imaging in combination with exercise testing and the use of non-invasive diagnostic testing research tools.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$643.65 - $656.59 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of CARD 2202 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 27384

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 27384
  • $643.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Lisa Gowans

Course outline

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Cost

$643.65

Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This online Learning Hub course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits. Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of CARD 2202 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 31926

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31926
  • $656.59
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$656.59

Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This online Learning Hub course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits (Max 3 courses). Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 25, 2022 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe lead theory.
  • Identify instruments’ components and function for electrocardiograms and ambulatory monitoring tests.
  • Identify and describe techniques required for patients with special considerations
  • Identify and troubleshoot common artifacts
  • Describe the procedures for performing an accurate electrocardiogram and ambulatory ECG
  • Identify contraindications to performing various non-invasive cardiac diagnostic tests
  • Describe basic cardiac equipment maintenance
  • Describe proper sterilization and decontamination techniques with respect to equipment and patient safety
  • Integrate research to current cardiology practices.

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Cardiology Diagnostic Testing Methodology (CARD 2202) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiology Technology
    Diploma Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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