MEA 0543C - EKG Aide, MA 75 clock hours, 2.5 occupational credits
(.83 lecture credit hour and 1.67 lab credit hours)
Prerequisite(s): MEA 0002C with a grade of C or better. Restricted to students in the Medical Assisting Occupational Certificate Program.
Required Grade: Pass with a C or better.
This course is a combination course which includes both a lecture portion and a laboratory portion. In the lecture portion of this course, the student will learn the theory behind the procedures that are taught. In the laboratory portion of this course, the student will apply what he/she has learned in lecture by demonstrating specific skills/competencies. This course covers the cardiovascular system; legal and ethical responsibilities of an EKG aide; preparation of a patient for EKG procedures; 12-lead EKG; EKG lead placement; Holter monitor; and cardiac rhythms.
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