Cardiology Technologist

Cardiology Technologist Graduation

Brittany Marsh and her CATD 0415 classmates have completed their program. Here, Brittany shares what the final weeks of her year-long program were like.

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Job Opportunities – I Got Hired!

In any program at a college or university, one of a student’s biggest struggles is finding a job once they are finished.  Most people do research before entering a program to see what kind of job prospects they will have once they finish. For Stenberg College’s Cardiology Technologist program, students have a 92% success rate…

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Touching Hearts as a Cardiology Technologist

How Stenberg’s 62-week Cardiology Technologist program prepared me for a career in healthcare that combines cardiology and technology.

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Cardiology Holter Monitoring

Where do I begin… this Holter Monitor Scanning course was one of the most interesting courses I have taken thus far in the Cardiology Technologist program and yet was also one of the most frustrating.   What is Holter Monitoring? Holter monitoring involves a patient wearing a device that records a patient’s heart rhythm, similar…

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Cardiology Technology Labs

Mid-January we started our second lab block which meant I got to see a bunch of my classmates in person once again which I was super excited about! Labs have given us the opportunity to get to know one another outside the online environment and develop friendships throughout the Maritimes. This lab block consisted of…

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Time Management

Since the Holiday in December I have completed a one week ‘Stress Testing and Ambulatory Care’ course that led into our second lab block. Since this second lab block consists of mastering phlebotomy, stress testing, and ambulatory ECGs it is very important we get lots of practice. To ensure this, our east coast group of…

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How the Cardiology Technologist Program Has Affected my Life and Health

At the end of November, I had my first practice experience as a Cardiology Technologist with ECGs and an observation day in the stress lab at the QEII Hospital in Halifax. I felt confident in performing ECGs on patients as I had a month of practice before entering the hospital, but I always learn more…

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Duty Differences in Cardiology Technology across Canada

Over the course of my program I have been picking up on differences in Stenberg’s definition of what a registered cardiology technologist (RCT) does versus what working RCTs tell me they do. These differences do not mean Stenberg does not know what a RCT does but instead are caused by things like the province you…

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Excitement in the Upcoming Months as a Cardio Tech

I can’t believe it! We are now over half way through our program and have completed our first lab block! Time has gone by so fast these past few months and I am amazed at how much I have learned. I have been spending this past week at the hospital for my first integrated practice…

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Spending Time with Classmates Online versus In-Person

For the month of November all of my classmates from the Maritime Provinces gathered together in Halifax for our first lab block. The last time we all got together in person was months ago in April for our face-to-face orientation meet up so I was very excited to see everyone again. The first day at…

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