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Health Sciences - Programs of Study

Cardiac Monitoring and Analysis
Certificate (Career)
Application Code 115
For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.



Students learn to apply and interpret rhythm strips, 12-Lead EKGs and Holter monitors. Classes and labs are held on campus and at clinical sites. Students may apply to continue in the Cardiovascular Technology degree program after completion of required additional coursework. Graduates may apply to take the national certification examination to become a Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT).





Credits
ENGL-121*College Composition3
BIOL-101**General Biology I

OR
BIOL-107**Fundamentals of Microbiology4
BIOL-203**Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL-204**Anatomy and Physiology II4
CARD-120Rhythm Analysis and 12 Lead ECG2
CARD-121***Cardiovascular Assessment Skills Lab3
CARD-122Cardiac Anatomy and Pathophysiology3


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***Placement into ENGL-121 or completion of an English Core course is required for admission to the
***program.
***Anatomy and Physiology courses must be completed no more than five years prior to admission to
***the first cardiovascular course.  BIOL-101 or 107 must be completed no more than ten years prior to
***admission to the first cardiovascular course.
***Students will be expected to participate in four 8-hour days of clinical experience during the
***semester in addition to scheduled class time.  A health form is required.



Students must also complete a Mathematics Core course (see p. 64) or have completed MATH-061 or higher.



For important information about this financial aid-eligible program that leads to gainful employment, please visit www.howardcc.edu/disclosures.





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