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Students who successfully complete the Basic Electrocardiography course will receive a certificate of completion.

Students learn the basic principles of electrocardiography, including understanding the electrical conductive system of the heart, interpreting basic ECG rhythm, preparing the patient and the equipment, and recognizing and correcting distortion problems.



Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Work as ECG Technicians and/or Monitor Watchers within critical care nursing units

Graduate Employment Outlook

Good. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in allied health care are expected to increase


Effective 2021-2022 academic year

Electrocardiography (Basic) Certificate (ECGBC)

Program Prerequisite: BIO 111 Biology: Unity of Life (minimum grade C)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
MCH 141 Electrocardiography 1 2 2 3
Total Credits: 2 2 3

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