Cardiology/EMT 1 & 2

CAREER FOCUS

This program prepares students for careers in multiple disciplines in the healthcare industry. 

1st Year
  • Students will develop an individualized early college plan as they are introduced to the healthcare system
  • Further in-depth studies of Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology will also be undertaken
  • Students will take a brief look at emergency medical services in the Emergency Medical Responder course
  • Successful completion of the above will result in 12 college credits
  • 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 (Sentences Skills) 76
ACT 17 (English) 18
PSAT 26 25
SAT 27 25
Knowledge Assesment 70 80
2nd Year
  • Students will focus on job specific skills while finishing their Ivy Tech Technical certificates as they study Medical Law and Ethics, Behavioral Medicine and a certification focus of their choice
  • Students will have the opportunity to obtain certifications in Phlebotomy, EKG, EMT, and Electronic Medical Records
  • Successful completion can result in 6-16+ college credits.
  • Seniors and Cardiology/EMT 1

Earn up to 54.5 college credits
College credit Math, English, and Psychology are also available through this program
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic certification available
NHA Certified EKG Technician certificate available
Costs = $100+uniform pants and shoes
EMT certification exam = $80
CETexam = $115

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.

1st Year
  • Students will develop an individualized early college plan as they are introduced to the healthcare system
  • Further in-depth studies of Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology will also be undertaken
  • Students will take a brief look at emergency medical services in the Emergency Medical Responder course
  • Successful completion of the above will result in 12 college credits
  • 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 (Sentences Skills) 76
ACT 17 (English) 18
PSAT 26 25
SAT 27 25
Knowledge Assesment 70 80
2nd Year
  • DStudents will focus on job specific skills while finishing their Ivy Tech Technical certificates as they study Medical Law and Ethics, Behavioral Medicine and a certification focus of their choice
  • Students will have the opportunity to obtain certifications in Phlebotomy, EKG, EMT, and Electronic Medical Records
  • Successful completion can result in 6-16+ college credits.
  • Seniors and Cardiology/EMT 1 Only

Earn up to 56 college credits
College credit Math, English, and Psychology are also available through this program
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic certification available
NHA Certified EKG Technician certificate available
Costs = $100+uniform pants and shoes
EMT certification exam = $80
CETexam = $115