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Electrocardiographic and Cardiac Monitoring Technician Certificate

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5109083049

Course Title Credits
BIO 137Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory 14
BIO 139Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory 14
Select one of the following three options:3
College Algebra 1
Contemporary College Mathematics 1
Applied Mathematics 2
Technical Courses
RCP 110Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology3
Select one of the following two options:2-4
Cardiopulmonary Evaluation
Cardiopulmonary Assessment 3
Select one of the following two options:1-2
Clinical Practice I 2
Respiratory Care Practice I 3
Total Credits17-20

General Education Course


Not accepted at Elizabethtown CTC, Jefferson CTC, Madisonville CC and Southcentral Kentucky CTC for Respiratory Care degree program credit.


RCP courses currently only offered and required at BCTC to complete certificate.

In addition, twenty (20) hours of documented clinical Electrocardiographic experience or documented Electrocardiographic & Cardiac Monitoring Competence is required.