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Patient Care for Allied Health CARD 1186

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Course

International Fees

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

Course details

Course content introduces the student to the various health and safety measures to be considered when working with patients in a hospital or private laboratory setting. The student will learn how to carry out a variety of basic health care procedures and become familiar with equipment commonly found in the patient care environment.






Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of CARD 1186 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 32145


Tue Sep 05 - Fri Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32145
  • $890.61
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 24 N/A N/A Distance

Helene Berry

Course outline




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.

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Maintain safety and comfort for the client, colleague, and self.
  • Describe appropriate medical and/or surgical (sterile) asepsis when providing client care.
  • Explain the required interventions when working with clients in limited complex and critical scenarios.
  • Describe how to apply client-centered care in complex situations such as the critical care environment.
  • Identify significant data that would need to be communicated to other health care professionals and how to do it in a legal, ethical, and professional manner.
  • Describe how to collect relevant client information prior to performing diagnostic procedures safely and how to assess clients.
  • Explain how to maintain professionalism through policies, procedures and processes in the clinical environment.

Effective as of Fall 2021

Related Programs

Patient Care for Allied Health (CARD 1186) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiology Technology
    Diploma Part-time


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