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
This course is part of the full-time Medical Laboratory Assistant Program.
Course code: MLAB 1115
Length: 120 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.