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Meant to be a Cardiology Technologist

Read how Yalena Bradford, Stenberg College grad, found her purpose and passion in being a Cardiology Technologist.

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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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Rising to the challenge: Krista May

“The struggles I’m facing, The chances I’m taking, Sometimes might knock me down but, No, I’m not breaking.”— The Climb by Miley Cyrus Krista May was driving back from her shift when she heard this song on the radio. Her eyes welled up. It was in that moment she realized “Oh, my God! I did…

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Meet Janelle: Our new Cardiology Technologist blogger

My name is Janelle and I am so excited to start this blogging journey to share my adventures and what I learn in the Cardiology Technologist Diploma program at Stenberg College! Background To start off, I would like to share a little bit about myself. I was born and raised in Abbotsford in beautiful British…

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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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All about the second lab block: Stress testing, phlebotomy, Holter monitoring

Time has just been flying by! I’m now in my last week of the second lab block and it is also the last time I will see my classmates until our Cardiology Technologist graduation in spring. This three-week lab consisted of exercise tolerance testing, also known as stress testing, phlebotomy, and a two-day lab on…

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From the heart

Stenberg College grads share their passion for Cardiology Technology What could a young high-school grad from Vancouver, a lobster fisherwoman from Cape Breton, a Unit Clerk Assistant from Saskatoon, and a stay-at-home mom from Winnipeg have in common? Beyond a shared passion for the heart, they have all reached a significant milestone in their lives…

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Cardiology Tech: ECG Course, Lab & Practice Days

I recently finished the largest course of Cardiology Technologist program, ‘Rhythms, Arrhythmias, & Pacemaker Studies’. In the beginning, I knew little to nothing about what to look for on an electrocardiogram (ECG). After this course I am super confident in my ability to examine an ECG (in other words, an electrocardiogram or EKG). It may…

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Learning Online: Daily Schedule and School Life

I just finished up my fifth course of the Cardiology Technologist program. Within the last couple months, I have been getting used to the distance portion of the program. The way it is set up, we do our coursework part online, and then we meet with our instructors and other classmates in August and again…

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Cardiology Technology: The Beginning

A new school, new coursework, and new people. After being accepted into Stenberg’s Cardiology Technologist program I was ready for all kinds of changes.

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