This cardiac care course is designed for individuals seriously interested in pursuing or enhancing health care skills. Topics include cardiovascular technology and terminology, cardiac anatomy, physiology and electrophysiology, test interpretation as well as arrhythmia recognition. Hands-on labs provide experience with EKG as well as stress test systems. Students are allowed only two absences. Upon successful completion, student will be recommended to take the national certification exam. Exam fee is not included in tuition.
PREREQUISITE: High school/state diploma, postsecondary diploma, certificate or transcript.