This certificate prepares students or graduates of direct patient care programs to perform and interpret rhythm and 12 lead ECGs. It provides training in telemetry surveillance, holter monitoring and maximal stress testing. This certificate enhances the skill set and employability of direct patient care providers such as nurses and medical office assistants working in the cardiology arena. It also prepares graduates for the Cardiographic Technician examination and credential offered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International.
Due to the nature of clinical experiences and individualized instruction required in this program, and the specialized technology and equipment necessary, a higher tuition rate will be assessed for the career-specific courses with the CGT prefix. Tuition for these courses will be 200 percent of the standard tuition rate.
Earn a professional certificate
Prepare for a career in health care through a certificate program.
- Admission Criteria and Process
- Catalog Course Descriptions
- Functional Abilities
- Program Overview and Outcomes (pdf)
- Job Placement Resource Center
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