Cardiology 1 & 2

COURSE OVERVIEW: 1ST YEAR
(DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE II SPECIAL TOPICS-5286)
  • Cardiology focus
  • Learn entry level patient care skills utilized in many healthcare environments including, but not limited to; assessment of blood pressure, pulse and respirations, assisting with activities of daily living, CPR, AED, and first aid
  • Develop fundamental skills necessary to assess the electrical function of the cardiac system and report findings to the physicians for further care of patient
  • Juniors only with two year program commitment
  • Prerequisite: MUST have 4 semesters of high school completed, have a minimum GPA of 2.6 AND be on the Core 40 Diploma track; OR have passed a standardized test with one of the following scores:

Writing Reading
Accuplacer 80 (Sentence Skills) 76
ACT 17 (English) 18
PSAT 26 25
SAT 27 25

COURSE OVERVIEW: 2ND YEAR
(DOE COURSE: EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES II-5210)
  • Develop more in-depth knowledge of the cardiac system and patient care, including a clinical phase preparing students to enter the job market as EKG Technicians
  • Become eligible to sit for The National Registry exam for EMT certification
  • Prerequisite: Cardiology 1
    (DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE II SPECIAL TOPICS-5286)
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared to gain employment as Cardiac (EKG) Technicians and Cardiac Monitor Technicians in a variety of settings and or gain employment with an ambulance service, emergency department, and many other healthcare facilities

Earn up to 30 college credits and early college certificate
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate available
NHA Certified EKG Technician certificate available
1st year costs = $100+uniform pants and shoes
2nd year costs = $100+uniform pants and shoes
EMT certification exam = $80
CET exam = $115

Cardiology 1 & 2

COURSE OVERVIEW: 1ST YEAR
(DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE II SPECIAL TOPICS-5286)
  • Cardiology focus
  • Learn entry level patient care skills utilized in many healthcare environments including, but not limited to; assessment of blood pressure, pulse and respirations, assisting with activities of daily living, CPR, AED, and first aid
  • Develop fundamental skills necessary to assess the electrical function of the cardiac system and report findings to the physicians for further care of patient
  • Juniors only with two year program commitment
  • Prerequisite: MUST have 4 semesters of high school completed, have a minimum GPA of 2.6 AND be on the Core 40 Diploma track; OR have passed a standardized test with one of the following scores:

Writing Reading
Accuplacer 80 (Sentence Skills) 76
ACT 17 (English) 18
PSAT 26 25
SAT 27 25

COURSE OVERVIEW: 2ND YEAR
(DOE COURSE: EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES II-5210)
  • Develop more in-depth knowledge of the cardiac system and patient care, including a clinical phase preparing students to enter the job market as EKG Technicians
  • Become eligible to sit for The National Registry exam for EMT certification
  • Prerequisite: Cardiology 1
    (DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE II SPECIAL TOPICS-5286)
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared to gain employment as Cardiac (EKG) Technicians and Cardiac Monitor Technicians in a variety of settings and or gain employment with an ambulance service, emergency department, and many other healthcare facilities

Earn up to 30 college credits and early college certificate
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate available
NHA Certified EKG Technician certificate available
1st year costs = $100+uniform pants and shoes
2nd year costs = $100+uniform pants and shoes
EMT certification exam = $80
CET exam = $115