Cardiovascular Technology - 728

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
Acquire knowledge, skills and principles to assist physicians in various aspects of cardiac diagnosis through this high demand program.
Overview

Program Highlights

  • State-of-the-art-lab facilities.
  • Cardiovascular Technology program was accorded a further 6 year accreditation by CMA Conjoint Accreditation Services in October, 2016.

What you'll learn

  • The Cardiovascular Technology program outcomes meet the competencies outlined in the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists National Competency profile (CSCT NCP). Visit the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists to learn more.
  • How to perform cardiovascular tests such as electrocardiography, Holter monitoring, exercise stress testing, pacemaker/cardiac device follow-up, ambulatory BP monitoring and ECG event/ loop monitoring.

Program Length

2 academic years

View the Exceptions Calendar for start dates and semester break information.

Discover the Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster

The Institute for Applied Health Sciences (IAHS) is located in West Hamilton on the McMaster campus. The IAHS campus is where the majority (but not all) of our health programs are taught. Learn more about the IAHS:

Thinking about coming to Mohawk?

Attend a College Information Session to:

  • Get help completing your application
  • Learn more about what Mohawk has to offer
Book your session now

 

.

.

Tuition and Fees

2018 - 2019 Domestic Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Total Ancillary Fees $717.02 $653.92 $533.92
Co-op Fees N/A N/A N/A
Mandatory Program Fees $101.00 $0.00 $77.00
Domestic Tuition $1,170.16 $1,170.16 $668.66
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester $1,988.18 $1,824.08 $1,279.58
Total 1st Year Fees $5,091.84

2018 - 2019 International Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $7,342.97 $7,342.97 $7,342.97
Co-op Fees N/A N/A N/A
Program Compulsory Fee Plus Tax $101.00 $0.00 $77.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00 $375.00
Total International Charges Per Semester $7,893.97 $7,717.97 $7,794.97
Total 1st Year Fees $23,406.91

If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.

Additional Information

Admission

  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C) or any U level
    • Grade 11 or 12 Physics
    • Grade 11 or 12 Biology or Chemistry
  • There are important functional requirements for this job. Visit the Career Handbook on the Government of Canada website for details on the functional requirements and physical demands for this National Occupational Classification (NOC 3217). Visit mohawkcollege.ca/728-functional-demands.
  • In addition to the successful completion of all admission requirements, all applicants to this program must complete a mandatory standardized Health Occupation Aptitude Examination (HOAE) as part of the selection process. There is a fee of $50.00 for this test.

Option are available for mature applicants.

Note: this is a Competitive Program

Apply by February 1st.

Read more about Competitive Programs.

Don't have the necessary requirements?

Experiential Learning

How you'll gain skills

  • Through extensive hands-on training during skills courses.
  • Clinical training at affiliated hospitals and clinics, during two eight-week unpaid clinical placements, the first in the summer semester of year 1 (semester 3) and the second in the final semester (semester 5).
  • Through a mix of on-campus labs and simulations.

Pre-clinical requirements

All accepted applicants are required to complete certain requirements prior to clinical placement and are responsible for the associated costs. Details about pre-placement requirements will be emailed to you once you accept your offer of admission.

To be eligible for eld/clinical placement, you must not have been convicted of any offence for which you have not been pardoned. If your Police Check is 'not clear', your acceptance and suitability for placement is at the discretion of the agency. Mohawk College cannot guarantee placement changes if refused by the agency.

Clinical placements

Clinical experience is provided in health care agencies throughout Ontario.

Clinical placements may occur at locations that are not accessible by public transit. Students should expect to either have access to a car or the ability to supply their own transportation when attending clinical placements.

Opportunities

Opportunities

Where you can go next

Your future career options

  • Cardiology Technologist
  • Pacemaker/Cardiac Device Technologist
  • Electrophysiology Technologist
  • Clinical Application/Procedure Specialist

Where you could work includes:

  • Community and Teaching Hospitals
  • Ambulatory Health Care Services
  • Private Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres
  • Cardiac Device/EP Industry
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Centres
  • Cardiac Diagnostic Equipment Companies (in Sales or Technical Support)

Opportunities for grads

  • Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)
  • International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) – Cardiac Rhythm Device Specialist

Course Overview & Descriptions

Click on the course title for a course description.

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Additional Information

The Cardiovascular Technology program outcomes of the Cardiovascular Technology program meet the competencies outlined in the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists National Competency profile (CSCT NCP). Visit the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists to learn more.

Functional Demands

The Cardiovascular Technology health professions are intellectually, emotionally and physically demanding. It is important that applicants become familiar with the profession before entering the program so that they are able to function at an acceptable standard. Learn about the functional requirements and physical demands for Cardiology Technologists (NOC 3217).

Skills courses

All students will be required to act as simulated patients for their peers in skills course labs and during skills practice sessions.

Contact us

Student Recruitment

Contact our Student Recruitment team for information on our programs, student life, and more.

Domestic Canadian Students
Email: discover@mohawkcollege.ca

International Students
Contact International
Phone: 1-905-575-2254

Toll free phone numbers:
For general questions: 1-888-Mohawk9 (1-888-664-2959)
North China: 10-800-714-2521
South China: 10-800-140-2541
Brazil: 0800-022-7408
Philippines: 180011102544

Admissions

Contact our Admissions advisors for help with your application.

Domestic Canadian Students
Contact Admissions
Phone: 1-844-767-6871

International Students*
Contact International Admissions
Phone: 1-905-575-2254

*Not all programs are international eligible. Please see our programs available for international students.

Accessible Learning Services

Are you a student with a confirmed or suspected disability? Visit our Accessible Learning Services website to discover how we can help you.

Student Success Advisors

Student Success Advisors

  • Student Success Advisors assist current students to transition to college life, co-creating an academic success plan, advice on course selection, changing programs, or referrals to specialized support services. If you need help applying to Mohawk, contact Admissions (for International Students, please contact International Admissions).

    Blair Goodman

Canadian Domestic Students

Additional Information