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Concepts in Ambulatory ECG CARD 4201

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Course

Course details

This course provides the student with information on concepts of ambulatory ECG that is essential to the practicing cardiology technologist. Ambulatory ECG topics covered include: principles of operation of scanners/recorders, indications/diary/findings, conduction disturbances, ischemia drugs and miscellaneous, implantable devices and reporting. Students will be evaluated on application of knowledge through case studies.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$656.59

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of CARD 4201 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 44575

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44575
  • $656.59
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Lisa Gowans

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. Offered in Winter and Spring only.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the principles and operation of AECG recorders (analog, digital, intermittent), scanning equipment and event monitors.
  • Explain the principles of signal average ECG and Heart Rate Variability (HRV).
  • Identify correct ambulatory monitor settings and electrode placement.
  • Correlate and report patient diary entries related to symptoms and ambulatory ECG findings
  • Identify ambulatory ECG abnormalities in relation to ischemia and cardiac drugs.
  • Produce accurate AECG report formation through various case studies.
  • Accurately review and analyze selected case studies by removing artifact, reviewing data, documenting appropriate strips for abnormalities in HR, ST, QT, HRV, rhythm, conduction and cardiac device function.

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Concepts in Ambulatory ECG (CARD 4201) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiology Technology
    Diploma Part-time

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