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CARD 2201 - ECG Interpretation

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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)

60% in BHSC 1119 and 60% in BMET 1107 and 60% in CARD 1101

Credits

5.0

Cost

$1,066.69 - $1,066.70 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 31813

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Andrea Glew

Course Outline

Cost

$1,066.69

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

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Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 41157

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Online

Instructor

Andrea Glew

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,066.70

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the standard 12 leads of routine electrocardiography.
  • Describe and measure the components of ECG tracings.
  • Systematically Analyse Sinus, Atrial, Junctional, Ventricular, and AV Blocks.
  • Determine QRS axis from a 12-lead ECG.
  • Identify cardiac chamber hypertrophy.
  • Identify Conduction Delays.
  • Describe and identify the ECG changes due to myocardial ischemia, injury or infarction.
  • Describe and identify some of the miscellaneous effects (e.g., electrolyte imbalances) on ECG tracings.
  • Perform differential diagnosis from 12-lead ECG's.
  • Identify indications for pacing.
  • Describe the various pacing modes/timing cycles.
  • Differentiate specific types of upper control.
  • Analyze normal/abnormal pacemaker rhythm strips.
  • Describe functional non-capture and non-sensing.
  • Identify indications and contraindications for use of magnet.
  • Analyze magnet recording to identify device function and rhythm.
  • Record trans-telephonic tracing.
  • Identify recording artefact.
  • Identify indications and contraindications for use of magnet.
  • Analyze recording to determine pacemaker function and battery life.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

CARD 2201 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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