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Cardiology Technician Certificate of Proficiency

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The Cardiology Technician Certificate of Proficiency is a program offered under School of Radiologic Sciences. This is a hybrid program offered Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. During the program, students will gain understanding and skills appropriate to ECG procedures, rhythm analysis, heart anatomy and morphology, cardiac pathophysiology, cardiac imaging specialties, and patient care. At the conclusion of this program, students will be eligible for the Cardiac Credentialing International (CCI) certification examinations for Cardiographic Technician and Rhythm Analysis.

  • Program Prerequisite: None.
  • Grade Requirements: Demonstrate ability to achieve scholastically with grades of C or better.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: The credit hours required for completion of the certificate will include the 10 credit hours (4 courses) within the Cardiology Technician program as well as the 8 credit hours of life science covering Anatomy and Physiology (HTHS 1110 LS - Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) and HTHS 1111 - Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)) or (ZOOL 2100 - Human Anatomy (4) and ZOOL 2200 LS - Human Physiology (4)).
  • Advisement: Students enrolled in the Cardiology Technician Certificate program will receive continuous advisement from individual instructors throughout the duration of the program.
  • Admission Requirements: Be accepted to Weber State University and register for Limited Radiography Program. Present a satisfactory high school and/or college(s) transcript(s).
  • Program Code: 2087CP
  • CIPC Code: 510901

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Incorporate appropriate professional ethics and patient care and use of ECG equipment.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of advanced cardiac pathologies.
  3. Maintain cardiac monitoring support.
  4. Critically determine rhythm changes based on pathology and patient medications.
  5. Perform standard and modified ECG testing and monitoring. 
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of stress test equipment and protocols.
  7. Verify the functionality of ambulatory monitoring supplies and equipment.

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