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CARD 3252 - Cardiology Technology Diploma Clinical 1

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

This course will rotate students through the cardiology department of various hospital professional labs and doctor’s offices to obtain clinical experience in electrocardiograms, ambulatory ECG hookup, and patient care skills.

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of Term 1 and 2 courses and CARD 3250 Workshop.

Credits

15.0

Cost

$1,036.79

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 58107

Mon Jun 21 - Mon Sep 13 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 21 - Sep 13 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,036.79

Notes

  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. The Cardiology Diploma Clinical 1 is for Cardiology students who have successfully completed required course prerequisites and have approval from the Clinical Coordinator. Clinical Applications must be downloaded from the Learning Hub (D2L) Cardiology Diploma Community Site and submitted to the appropriate folder in the dropbox.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Interact and communicate in a professional manner with patients, technologists, physicians, and all other allied health professionals.
  • Apply theory.
  • Operate, calibrate, troubleshoot, and maintain equipment.
  • Record and analyze electrocardiograms.
  • Apply AECG monitors, instruct patient, and disconnect recorder at end of recording.
  • Apply theory knowledge of patient care skills and maintain universal precautions.
  • Perform computer skills; understand management systems and informatics.
  • Maintain patient care skills and practice universal precautions.
  • Practice proper documentation and reporting of all cardiac procedures.
  • Apply professional standards, ethics, and legalities.
  • Comply with facility (clinical sites) and BCIT’s directives.
  • Apply effective communication skills in the clinical environment.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

CARD 3252 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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