Electrocardiography (MLAB 1115)

This course provides an introduction to the anatomy and electrical conduction system of the heart. Topics include procedures for performing 12/15 lead electrocardiograms, 24-hour blood pressure monitors, use and maintenance of equipment and the analysis of electrocardiogram tracings. Students also learn to identify tracings that require the immediate attention of a physician. During the lab component of the course, students perform electrocardiograms as well as practise the correct procedure for applying Holter monitors. This course is part of the full-time Medical Laboratory Assistant Program.
Course code: MLAB 1115
Credits: 4.0
Length: 120.0 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/vccphp/courseoutline?subject=MLAB&number=1115