Title of Letter of Recognition: Electrocardiogram and Intravenous Therapy, Letter of Recognition
Award: Letter of Recognition
Purpose: Prepares student for employment in physician’s office, hospitals, clinics, surgical centers, and wherever basic electrocardiogram and intravenous therapy skills are required. Persons who are already employed in health care may enroll in this program for career development.
Students completing the Electrocardiogram and Intravenous Therapy Technician Letter of Recognition from AACC are eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.
- Attendance at program information session or call 410-777-7310 for schedule. Detailed information regarding program, profession and academic requirements will be discussed.
- High school graduate or equivalent. Official transcript required.
- 18 years of age or older.
- Eligibility for ENG 111 or ENG 115 or ENG 121.
All Electrocardiogram and Intravenous (ECG/IV) Therapy Technician students must receive a minimum grade of C in each ECG/IV Therapy Technician course. Students who receive a final grade below C in any ECG/IV Therapy Technician course will be awarded a grade of F in that course. Students practice selected procedures on each other, and perform manual and automated procedures in the college laboratory.
Students apply to the Records and Registration office for the Letter of Recognition after they complete the program requirements.