2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    May 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NA 122 - Basic Electrocardiography Technician

Credit Hours 3
Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
This course is designed for students with an employment or educational background in the healthcare field or students preparing to enter a healthcare degree program. Learning to perform non-invasive electrocardiography procedures and identifying rhythms will be a valuable addition to the skill set of today’s healthcare worker.  Lecture topics include techniques for performing a 12-lead EKG, identifying rhythms and rhythm abnormalities, how cardiac drugs affect an EKG and telemetry unit monitoring. There is a closed registration system for this class. Please visit the Allied Health department page for more information: www.jjc.edu/allied-health. Prerequisite: High school diploma; Placement into ENG 021 and ENG 099, or ENG 022 and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 078 and ENG 088 , or ENG 096 ; or minimum grade (C) in one of the following: ENG 020  and ENG 098 , or the EAP course sequence ENG 077  and ENG 087 . 
Concurrent: NA 120  .
Is course repeatable for credit? No
Is this course variable hours? No
Mode of Delivery
Traditional

Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No