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CARD 5304 - Pacemaker/ICD Case Studies

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

This course provides the student with the knowledge and understanding of pacemaker/ICD case study analysis. The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to problem solving pacemaker, ICD and CRT devices. This course will further develop your skills in patient assessment, device assessment and device programming.


60% in CARD 4203 and 60% in CARD 5301 and 60% in CARD 5302 and 60% in CARD 5303



This course was retired after the Spring/Summer 2020 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate problem solving techniques as they apply to complex cardiac devices.
  • Interpret complex rhythm strips.
  • Identify the appropriate and inappropriate response of cardiac devices to intrinsic rhythms/arrhythmias.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of device assessment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of device programming.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of patient monitoring.

Effective as of Winter 2014

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

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