Cardiac Telemetry Technician (CCCTT)

Certificate of Completion

Students in this program learn the skills required to become Cardiac Telemetry Technicians. Cardiac Telemetry Technicians are health professionals responsible for measuring and reporting the patient's heart rhythm and rate. Students will learn to ensure proper electrode placement on the patient, record the Electrocardiogram (ECG) and measure, interpret and report ECG wave form results to the nursing staff and physician. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will also be eligible to take the National Certification Electrocardiogram (ECG) Exam.

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2022-2023

2022-2023 Academic Requirements

Students in this program learn the skills required to become Cardiac Telemetry Technicians. Cardiac Telemetry Technicians are health professionals responsible for measuring and reporting the patient's heart rhythm and rate. Students will learn to ensure proper electrode placement on the patient, record the Electrocardiogram (ECG) and measure, interpret and report ECG wave form results to the nursing staff and physician. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will also be eligible to take the National Certification Electrocardiogram (ECG) Exam.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

High school diploma or GED, 18 years old by the start of the clinical requirement, successful background check, Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Must be met prior to starting HSC 140:
-Mandatory attendance at HSC 140 orientation
-Successful background check prior to taking the course, per explanation
-Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6
-Completion of GED or high school diploma

Must be met prior to clinical placement in HSC 140:
-Negative TB skin test
-Complete Health History form (physical examination by practitioner)
-Hepatitis immunization series or updated titers on file
-Health insurance
-Current BLS/CPR from AHA
-Background check/drug/fingerprinting per policy of hospital

Division
Health Sciences
Department
Health Science
Advisors
Karolyn Lehn
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
HSC 131   CPR/AED and First Aid 1
HSC 140   Cardiac Telemetry Monitoring 5
Total 6

Total Credits Required
6