Apr 23, 2019
AHS 177 - Cardiac Monitoring Applications
Class: 4 Credits: 4
This course is a study of cardiac monitoring techniques including basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, electrophysiology, rhythms and dysrhythmia recognition and equipment maintenance.
- Basic anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
- Monitoring equipment, telemetry equipment, and 12 lead EGC
- Cardiac rhythms including lethal rhythms
- AED (automated external defribrillatory), pacemake, and implantable cardioverter-defibrillatory
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
- Callipers (or measuring tape)
- Basic calculator
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Describe the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system.
- Identify the components of cardiac monitoring including telemetry equipment and 12 lead ECG equipment and how it is used in the clinical setting.
- Identify sinus, atrial, junctional, ventribular, heart block, funny looking, and paced rhythms.
- Identify correctly (100%) the lethal cardiac rhythms, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, asystole, tosades, idioventricular, and complete heart block.
- Describe an AEO (automated external defibrillator), pacemaker, and implantable cardioverter defibrillator and their use in the clinical setting.
For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:
- Required materials for all online courses
- Mandatory Attendance Requirement
- Proctored Exams
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:
- Academic Integrity
- Academic Misconduct
- Add/Drop period
- Appeals Process
- Class Attendance
- Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
- Classroom Conduct/Expectations
- Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
- Online Confidentiality
- Services For Students with Disabilities
- Withdrawal Policy
Official Course Syllabus