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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).

Suggested Summer Term

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL 101General Biology I

4

OR

BIOL 107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4

BIOL 203Anatomy and Physiology I

4

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

BIOL 204Anatomy and Physiology II

4

Gen Ed Core MATH 132, MATH 138, MATH 141, or higher core course

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
CARD 120Rhythm Analysis and 12-lead ECG

2

CARD 121Cardiovascular Assessment Skills Lab

3

CARD 122Cardiac Anatomy and Pathophysiology

3

Total Credit Hours: 26

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 BIOL 107 must be completed no more than ten years prior to admission to the first cardiovascular course.

CARD 121: 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.

For important information about this program, including the graduation rate and median debt of students who completed, please visit www.howardcc.edu/disclosure-cardiac-monitoring-and-analysis.