Below is information on the Cardiology Technician program —Lancaster Campus.
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The Cardiology Technician Certificate program is currently under review and is not being offered at this time. We welcome your questions if you are interested in the program and ask that you contact Jackie Foster at email@example.com.
What is a Cardiology Technician?
A cardiology (monitor) technician has various duties. You must:
How much does a cardiology technician earn?
The median salary for a cardiology technician in Lancaster is $31,836 as of November 2013. Visit www.salary.com for more information on local salaries.
What is the employment outlook?
The employment outlook is good. Growth will occur as the population ages. Older people have a higher incidence of heart disease. Some job openings will occur when individuals transfer to other jobs.
If you are trained in Holter monitoring and stress testing, you may experience more favorable job prospects.
HACC does not offer assistance in Cardiology Technician job placement at this time.
What do I need to enroll in the program?
This is a non-credit course. You are not required to submit a college application, school transcripts or placement testing results.
HACC requires a high school diploma or GED. Your future employer may require a State Police Criminal Record Check and drug screening. However, HACC does not require them for entry into the program.
Typing or keyboarding skills are helpful, but HACC does not require them.
Where does HACC hold classes?
Can I receive veterans education benefits for this program?
Department of Veterans Affairs provides veterans education benefits for non-credit healthcare programs. The programs must result in a certificate upon completion.
The department bases the benefits on the length of the class and the number of clock hours per week. You must pay tuition in advance. The VA disburses benefits on a post-payment basis.
Find more information on veterans education benefits from the Military and Veterans Affairs Harrisburg campus office:
What degree will I earn? Will I be eligible for credentials?
HACC will award a Certificate of Completion for successful completion of the program.
After completion, you can achieve:
Where can I work?
You will be qualified to work in a doctor's office, hospital pre-admission testing area, cardiology department or outpatient testing facilities.
Where can I get more information?
Who can I contact for more information?
For more information or if you have questions, you can email Healthcare Education staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Welcome Center at 717-780-2414