cardio tech training

Visiting my Cardio Tech practicum site

Our first observational experience day at our chosen Cardiology Technologist practicum placement was such a great opportunity. We got to check out the place where we will be spending three months of practicing and learning about Cardiology Technology from January to March. My practicum placement site is at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria. I…

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Life as a Cardio Tech Student at Stenberg

Since I started the Cardiology Technologist Diploma Program earlier this year, it has been one of the most challenging experiences of my life, but I wouldn’t change it for anything! Working towards something you love, makes this so much more worth it. Learning to study online When I first started as a Cardio Tech student…

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Cardio Tech Clinical Labs: What I learned in a month

After finishing my first month of Cardio Tech clinical all I can say is, “Wow! I’m so happy I picked this career.” So far, I’ve had two weeks of day shifts doing stress testing, appointment electrocardiograms (ECGs) and another two weeks of night shifts doing Holter Scanning and emergency ECGs. In the first two weeks,…

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Cardiac Rhythms, Arrhythmias, and Pacemaker Studies Course

One month ago I had my first IOE day and felt lost when looking at ECGs. The abbreviations NSR, SVT, PJC were gibberish to me until I started our cardiac rhythms, arrhythmias, and pacemaker studies course. I am five weeks in and am amazed to say I can read, understand, and interpret ECGs now! That…

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My First Integrated Observational Experience Day in the Cardio Tech Program

My first IOE (Integrated observational experience) day was during the week of cardiac instrumentation where we were learning about different ECG leads, placement of leads, and how ECGs work. I was lucky enough to have my IOE at my local hospital the QEII here in Halifax which was my first choice out of the 5…

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Workshops in the CAT Program

Hello Everyone, It’s been already 6 month that I have started my Cardiology program. From my point of view I would like to say that I’m very impressed with the amount of knowledge I have gained so far in the field of Cardiology. Credit goes to my teachers and also my class. I’m very shocked…

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My Classes So Far

Wow, it’s hard to believe that I’m already going into week twelve of the program. Time is definitely flying by! To date my cohort has completed four courses, with only one week remaining in the fifth. I’d like to talk about my classes so far, to give you an idea of what it’s like to…

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