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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Electrocardiogram and Intravenous Therapy (lor)

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Official Title of Letter of Recognition: Electrocardiogram and Intravenous Therapy, Letter of Recognition

Award: Letter of Recognition

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 Letter of Recognition from AACC are eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam.

Entrance Requirements

  1. Attendance at program information session is required or call 410-777-7310 for schedule. Detailed information regarding program, profession and academic requirements will be discussed.
  2. 18 years of age or older.
  3. Eligibility for ENG 101  /ENG 101A  .

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.

Award Requirements

Students apply to the Records and Registration office for the Letter of Recognition after they complete the program requirements.

Special Conditions

Financial Aid: This program has not been approved by the U.S. Department of Education for eligibility for federal student aid. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid by calling 410-777-2203, emailing finaid@aacc.edu or stopping by a Financial Aid office.

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