Cardiac Care Technicians monitor the readings taken during a basic EKG. They are responsible for reading and interpreting the EKGs and notifying the appropriate personnel should a problem become apparent.
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Students will learn medical terminology by analyzing the prefix, suffix, word roots, and combinations used in medical terms. This course is a prerequisite for other courses and medical certificate programs. This course may be used for exemption of AHS 102.
- Total Hours: 48.00
- CEUs: 4.80
Cardiac Care Technician
The ability to read and recognize heart rhythms is the main function of the cardiac care technician. Students will receive hands-on experience in interpreting heart rhythms and arrhythmias. White scrubs and white closed-toe shoes must be worn to all classes/clinicals. Clinical hours will vary. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology with a grade of C or better.
- Total Hours: 46.00
- CEUs: 4.60