Official Title of Certificate: Electrocardiogram and Intravenous Therapy Technician, Certificate
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 16
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Purpose: Prepares student for employment in physician’s offices, 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 Certificate from AACC are eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.
Occupational Goal: Electrocardiogram and Intravenous Therapy Technician.
Additional Program Requirements
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.