MED239 EKG Technician and Cardiology

This course is designed to introduce students to electrocardiographs (EKG's) and cardiac anatomy and physiology.  Topics to be covered include basic cardiac anatomy and physiology, patient preparation, patient confidentiality, identification of irregularities of the heart and distinguish more complex arrhythmia, cardiac modalities and pharmacology, with a slight emphasis on complex heart rhythms, electrical disturbances, disorders and pacemakers.  Course completion will enable student to sit for NHA national certification exam.

Prerequisites

None

Credit Hours: 
2.00
Catalog Code: 
MED239