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Health Unit Coordinator/EKG Monitoring Technician

School: SoCal ROC
Course ID: HUC100
Availability: Call 310-224-4200

This course will provide students with the skills needed to become a vital member of the healthcare team working in various types of facilities. Topics will include history of the Health Care Unit Coordinator, Health Care Unit Profession, medical law, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, instruction in hospital admittance, medical charts and forms, performing data entries, transcription of physician's orders, coordinating diagnostic testing, intercultural communication in the healthcare setting, prioritizing diagnostic tests, lab orders, and x-rays, ensuring patient confidentiality. Students will learn various medical electronic record keeping programs, perform routine quality assurance on charts. Students will learn EKG monitor techniques and technologies for tracking patients in an inpatient setting. Concepts learned are of cardiac rhythms, EKG machine preparation, electrodes, the cardiovascular system, heart rates and procedures for reporting to the appropriate medical profession in the event a patient shows changes.

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UC/CSU Approved "g" elective