Electrocardiogram (ECG) Seminar is to understand the technical components of Electrocardiography, the roles and responsibilities of the technician and how it relates to patient care. EKG technicians are able to provide very accurate information in a timely fashion. EKG technicians perform diagnostic tests to help doctors identify and treat cardiovascular problems in patients. The tests that are performed can help detect problems that can result in heart attacks and heart disease. Therefore, it is always required to take the job very seriously and maintain accurate results. Cardiology Technologists assist physicians by using various procedures and equipment to monitor, diagnose and treat heart and blood vessel disorders. Detecting heart disease and other cardiac conditions, involves a team of healthcare professionals, of which the Cardiology Technologist is a key player. Some of the duties of the cardiology technologists include recording and assessing cardiac activity; providing preliminary reports of tests; providing patients with care during procedures; and preparation of reports for the interpretation of the cardiologist.
- 12-Lead Electrocardiography
- Waves and Measurements
- Analyzing EKG Rhythm Strips
- Identifying Rhythms using the 12-Lead EKG
- Holter Monitoring and the Echocardiogram
- Lab Skills
This 50-hour program will prepare you to become an EKG technician, which involves monitoring and recording electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. The course includes hands-on labs and practice with EKG equipment, and prepares you to take the Pass a national registration exam from the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists. Exam Fees $ 600
Our aim is to prepare job-ready graduates.
All of our students learn about the value of patient communication and patient care as interpersonal skills are a fundamental part of being a successful Cardiology Technologist. Upon successful completion of the said program, students are eligible to write the CSCT certification exams. Please visit the CSCT website for more information,
SUCCESS OF THE PROGRAM IS FOR STUDENTS TO HAVE:
- Responsibility, a caring nature, an interest in the well-being of others, particularly the sick and elderly
- Be able to critically think on the spot
- Good communicator and must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills, communication, and dependability
- Enjoy performing precise work, where details can be a matter of life or death
- Enjoy being a member of productive, disciplined team
- Be able to complete repetitive tasks accurately
- Maintain accuracy even in stressful or emergency situations
- Be willing to take direction and work competently without constant supervision
- Truly care about and find satisfaction in providing service to people
- Is conscientious regarding safety issues
- They should enjoy working with computers and electronic equipment at tasks requiring precision, having clear guidelines and established methods for their work, and compiling and recording test results.
COURSE PREREQUISTES: demonstrate that you have an OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma) and have completed Grade 11 Math or Grade 12 Applied Math (C or U level); Grade 11 Science – Chemistry or Biology or Physics (C or U level); and Grade 11 English (C or U level). Students completing the English requirement at a high school in a country other than Canada and who have English as a second language, must complete an acceptable English Assessment TOEFL (Graduate Certificate: 580 for the paper-based test or 237 for the computer-based test, or 88+ minimums for the Internet-based test.) or equivalent testing.
Mature students must have completed secondary school with one Science, and English for College and or University level or equivalent.
Note that this is the minimum requirement and meeting the same does not guarantee admission to the program.
Fee: $ 890.00