Cardiographic Technician Certificate Overview

This certificate is designed to prepare students for assisting physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac diseases. Technicians use a variety of instruments and methods to perform diagnostic procedures such as Holter monitoring, stress testing, and electrocardiography. This type of work takes technicians into many different places and situations, from a relatively calm doctor’s office to a chaotic emergency room.

  • Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be eligible to take the Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) examination. The CCT examination is for professionals working in the areas of ECG, Holter monitoring, and stress testing.
  • Currently the Lima area hospitals have several open positions for employees with these skills and certification.

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Career Opportunities 

  • ECG Monitor technicians in hospitals
  • Assisting physicians in offices and clinics
  • Perform electrocardiographs, holter monitoring, and stress testing in hospitals

Program Highlights

The Cardiographic Technician courses cover cardiac anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, ECG interpretation, and advanced cardiac diagnostics.

  • This certificate can be earned in nine credit hours/one semester.
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Cardiovascular technicians had a mean annual wage of over $60,000 in 2020.

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