Electrocardiogram (EKG)

EKG 101. EKG: Concepts And Practice. 3 Credits.

This course is an introduction to the cardiovascular system, electrocardiography (EKG) monitoring, basic rhythm interpretation, and the role of the EKG technician. There are two components of this course composed of classroom lecture and practical application. Students will participate in actual practice, learning how to do EKGs and other cardiovascular testing in a hospital setting. Criminal Offender Records Information/Sexual Offender Records Information (CORI/SORI) checks are necessary for students taking this class. Students must have proof of immunizations as well. Prerequisites: ENG 098, FYE 101, RDG 098, placement or permission of division dean.