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Basic Arrhythmia Recognition Course Certificate Public Safety Total Units: 2
Term Effective: Fall 2009


Application of basic principles of cardiac anatomy and physiology to recognize basic heart arrhythmias. Designed for health and allied care personnel who assume responsibility for cardiac monitoring in the pre-hospital and hospital setting.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify a normal electrocardiogram; and
  2. identify common abnormal cardiac rhythms.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Basic Arrhythmia Recognition Course Certificate program are:

  • Complete 2 units from
    • Basic Arrhythmia Recognition Course Requirements

Basic Arrhythmia Recognition Course Requirements - complete 2.00 units
EMC 114Basic Arrhythmia Recognition Course2.00

Term Effective: Fall 2009

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Basic Arrhythmia Recognition Course - effective Fall 1981

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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