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ECG Interpretation CARD 2201

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course provides students with the foundational knowledge essential to interpreting cardiac tests and procedures. This course introduces the student to ECG interpretation by discussion of the basis of ECG, principles of 12-lead interpretation, electrical axis, conduction delays, hypertrophy, ischemia, infarction, and miscellaneous effects on ECG. There is also a brief introduction to artificial pacemakers.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

5.0

Cost

$1,066.69 - $1,088.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of CARD 2201 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 27380

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 27380
  • $1066.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Andrea Glew

Course outline

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Cost

$1066.69

Important information
  1. Internet delivery 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 2201 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 31813

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31813
  • $1088.09
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1088.09

Important information
  1. Internet delivery 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:

  • Explain the standard 12 leads of routine electrocardiography.
  • Describe the components of the ECG waveforms and how they relate to the conduction system
  • Calculate measurements of ECG intervals, complexes and segments
  • Systemically analyze normal versus abnormal ECG tracings
  • Identify conduction delays an hypertrophic changes on an ECG
  • Describe myocardial ischemia, injury and infarction and identify their corresponding ECG changes
  • Describe and identify some of the miscellaneous effects (e.g., electrolyte imbalances) on ECG tracings.
  • Identify indications for pacing.
  • Describe pacemaker function at an introductory level
  • Identify normal and abnormal pacemaker function on an ECG
  • Describe reasons for applying a magnet and the effects of magnet application on the pacemaker

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

ECG Interpretation (CARD 2201) 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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