Electrocardiographic and Cardiac Monitoring Technician Certificate | ECTC

Electrocardiographic and Cardiac Monitoring Technician Certificate

Respiratory care

REQUIRED COURSES Credit Notes
BIO 137 Human Anatomy & Physiology I* 4 Prereq: College readiness in math, reading, and English; OR successful completion (C or better) of a college biology or chemistry course; OR Instructor consent for enrollment in co-requisite supplemental instruction; OR instructor consent.
BIO 139 Human Anatomy & Physiology II* 4 Prereq: BIO 137
MAT 150 College Algebra* OR
MAT 146 Contemporary College Mathematics* OR
MAT 110 Applied Mathematics*
3 Prereq: Follow the current ECTC placement policy on Mathematics
TECHNICAL COURSES    
RCP 110 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 3 Prereq/Coreq: BIO 137 with a grade of C or better
RCP 125 Cardiopulmonary Evaluation OR
RCP 140 Cardiopulmonary Assessment
2-4 RCP 125 Prereq: RCP 110 and BIO 137 and MAT 110 or MAT 145 or MAT 150 or equivalent with a grade of C or better. Coreq: RCP 110
RCP 140 Prereq: RCP 110 and RCP 122 and RCP 130 with a grade of C or better or instructor consent.
RCP 150 Clinical Practice I** OR
RCP 121 Respiratory Care Practice I** OR
HST 101 Basic Skills 1**+
1-3 RCP 150 Prereq or Coreq: RCP 120 with grade of C or better; Valid Health Care Provider CPR card.
RCP 121 Prereq or Coreq: RCP 122 with a grade of C or better; Valid Health Care Provider CPR card.
CERTIFICATE TOTAL 17-21  

The Respiratory Care program is a SELECTIVE ADMISSION program.

*General Education Course
** May not be accepted at ECTC or Madisionville CC for Respiratory Care degree program credit.
+ In addition to Twenty (20) hours of documented clinical Electrocardiographic experience or documented Electrocardiographic & Cardiac Monitoring Competence is required.

Requirements taken from the 2019-2020 KCTCS Catalog