The course provides in-depth knowledge and training on cardiac monitoring, including understanding the principles of electrocardiography, identifying and interpreting cardiac rhythms, and recognizing abnormalities. It also covers the appropriate interventions and actions to take based on specific cardiac rhythms, as well as the use of cardiac monitoring equipment and troubleshooting techniques. By the end of this course, participants will have the skills and confidence necessary to effectively monitor and care for patients with cardiac conditions.
Echocardiography (Cardiac Ultrasound) Certificate is a program that trains individuals to become proficient in the use of ultrasound technology to evaluate and diagnose heart conditions. This certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform echocardiograms, which use sound waves to produce images of the heart and its structures. Graduates of this program are equipped to work in a variety of healthcare settings, providing valuable information for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. They are also trained to prioritize patient care and maintain ethical standards in their practice.
This certificate program is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful echocardiography professionals and leaders. The program consists of 8 hours, spread over 2 days. The first day is completed online, while the second day is a practical session that takes place in person at the institute. By focusing on the evaluation of the heart, its valves and chambers, and associated vessels, the program meets and exceeds the objectives set by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. With a focus on competence, compassion, and responsibility, graduates of this program are well-prepared to excel in the field of echocardiography.
The certificate program is open to all registered allied health practitioners and individuals who hold an associate or bachelor’s degree in a related field. It offers a combination of lectures and coursework, as well as a clinical internship to provide hands-on experience. Depending on the individual’s previous degree, there may be certain prerequisite courses that need to be completed before enrolling in the program. These courses typically include one year of anatomy and physiology with laboratories, and one year of college or general physics with laboratories.