Electrocardiography Technician, Certificate of Achievement
Financial Aid Eligible
Banner Code: 1_CT_CTEV
Control Number: 22416
Completion of this certificate will allow students to pursue career opportunities as holter monitor technicians, ECG technicians, monitor (telemetry) technicians, pacemaker technicians, and stress testing technicians.
- Be prepared for entry-level employment as a professional and competent Cardiovascular Technologist to meet the needs of the local health care community.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
The Certificate of Achievement is a state-approved career program that requires a minimum of eight units and is designed to prepare the graduate to enter a particular field of employment. In order to be awarded a certificate, students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all program-required courses. Grades of “CR” or “P” will be accepted whereas “CR” or “P” meets the equivalency of a “C” or better. At least 3 units in an advanced course from the certificate must be completed at OCC at the department’s discretion. Certificates of Achievement are not automatically awarded. A petition must be filed in Enrollment Services or online at the beginning of the semester in which the student will be completing their final requirements. The petitioning periods are listed in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog. Check with a counselor to determine the requirements for completion.
A list of certificate programs can be found in the Programs A-Z section of this catalog.
|ALH A010||Health Occupations||0.5|
|ALH A111||Medical Terminology||3|
|ALH A115||Patient Care||2.5|
|CVT A100||Introduction to Electrocardiography||2|
|CVT A150||Advanced Electrocardiography||2|
|CVT A160||Cardiac Anatomy/Pathophysiology||3|
|ALH A120||Human Diseases||2|
|CVT A130||Introduction to Invasive Cardiology||3|
|CVT A170||ECG Clinical Experience||5|
|CVT A190||Introduction to Sonography and Imaging Physics||3|
Electrocardiography Technician Suggested Elective