Skip to main content

Introduction to Cardiology CARD 1101

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course introduces the student to the medical speciality of cardiology. The course begins with a review of the normal cardiac anatomy and physiology, then introduces the various non-invasive and invasive diagnostic studies currently performed. Students are also exposed to a variety of common abnormal cardiovascular conditions, syndromes, and treatment strategies.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

5.0

Domestic fees

$1,122.67 - $1,145.33 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of CARD 1101 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 26494

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 26494
  • Domestic fees $1122.67
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Rolly de Juan

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$1122.67

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. 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 2024

Below is one offering of CARD 1101 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 31814

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31814
  • Domestic fees $1145.33
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1145.33

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. 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

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe cardiology and the professional role of the Cardiology Technologist.
  • ​State significant dates, people and milestones in the history of Cardiology as it relates to Electrocardiography.
  • Describe the normal cardiac anatomy and physiology.
  • Describe electrophysiology and hemodynamics at a basic level in the normal heart
  • Describe various non-invasive and invasive cardiac diagnostic studies currently performed at an introductory level
  • Identify a variety of common abnormal cardiac conditions and syndromes and describe basic strategies of treatment.
  • Describe cardiac pathophysiology at a basic level as if correlates to cardiac arrhythmia
  • Describe, at an introductory level, appropriate patient assessments for various cardiac diseases.
  • Correlate knowledge of basic cardiac pharmacology to various cardiac diseases
  • Describe the importance of obtaining an adequate patient cardiac history
  • Identify normal and abnormal heart and breathing sounds.
  • Identify basic pacing modes and their corresponding ECGs

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Introduction to Cardiology (CARD 1101) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiology Technology
    Diploma Part-time

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of Introduction to Cardiology (CARD 1101)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.