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CARD 3330 - Electrocardiography and Pacemakers

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Students in this course will advance their knowledge in ECG recognition and evaluation, 12-lead electrocardiogram and pacemaker ECG evaluation. A detailed examination of cellular mechanisms, conduction, pathology and the disease processes responsible for irregularities of the heart rate are presented. Special attention is directed to methods of determining axis, rate, rhythm, myocardial damage, and conduction disturbances, as well as understanding pacemaker behavior.

Prerequisite(s)

CARD 2201 and CARD 2219 and CARD 3252

Credits

4.0

Cost

$805.86

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31311

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Distance

Instructor

Lucy Marchiori

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$805.86

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This online D2L 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 15387

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$805.86

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This online Learning Hub (D2L) 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: Students may register for individual courses outside of the program (i.e. continuing education credits). 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the basic cellular mechanism responsible for the normal, abnormal electrophysiology of the heart.
  • Identify the basic components of the surface and intracardiac electrocardiograms.
  • Identify and differentiate the various arrhythmias and conduction disturbances within the heart.
  • Recognize and locate areas of ischemia, injury and infarct from the 12 lead ECG
  • Identify specific cardiac pathologies from electrocardiographic data.
  • Recognize normal and abnormal single and dual chamber pacemaker function.
  • Identify the four faces of dual chamber pacing.
  • Explain dual chamber upper rate behavior.
  • Explain the various classifications of heart disease.
  • Differentiate between the various mechanisms and pathologies responsible for tachycardias requiring electrophysiology study (EPS) and subsequent intervention.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

CARD 3330 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiac Sciences (Cardiovascular Technology Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Cardiology Technology
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Diploma

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