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Sarah Aldous
Health Professions Specialist
Email: sarah.aldous@gcccd.edu
Phone: (619) 644-7448
Fax: (619) 644-7961

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Application Process


Telemetry / EKG Technician Application Process:

Note: Classes will be offered when minimum enrollment numbers are met.  Check with Telemetry/ECG program office to determine next available start dates.

To submit an application, the following is required;

  1. For both ECG/EKG and Telemetry courses, Principles of Biology (BIO 120 at Grossmont College) with a grade of 'C' or higher is required. Submit your sealed, official transcript verifying completion. If the biology course was taken at Grossmont or Cuyamaca college, a transcript can be obtained by the program office; you will not need to submit one. If the pre-requisite is not listed on the Equivalency Grid of San Diego Area Community College, please include a copy of the course description copied out the appropriate college catalog from the year you took the course. A syllabus may be requested if course description is not sufficient.

  2. For Telemetry courses, either completion of the ECG/EKG courses (CVTE 104 & 105) with a grade of 'C' or better OR equivalency is required.  Transcripts of CVTE 104 & 105 can be obtained by program personnel.  Proof of equivalency is required for review by the program director and the student will take an entrance exam to demonstrate level of understanding of ECG/EKG knowledge.
  3. Provide proof of High School graduation, equivalency or a higher degree.
  4. Provide proof of the following immunizations and/or tests;
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR): 2 vaccinations or a positive test for immunity.
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B): 3 vaccinations and a positive test for immunity- 'HBsAb Quantatitive' is the only test acceptable (The series with test for immunity takes approximately 7 months to complete-please plan accordingly)
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria Accelullar Pertussis (Tdap): 1 vaccination given within the past 10 years.
  • Varicella: 2 vaccinations or a positive test for immunity.

Influenza update- posted 7/07/2016
For the 2016-2017 flu season, the EKG-Telemetry Technician Program will no longer accept FLU MIST (nasal spray) per the new Federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).  Students must have the influenza vaccination which is offered through Grossmont College Health Services or a physician's office.

Submit a EKG-Telemetry Technician application, in person to the Program Office -Building 34, Health & Science Complex in Office #256.  If living outside of San Diego County, the application and all materials may be mailed.

If courses were taken outside of the United States, official transcripts must be evaluated by a credentialing service acceptable by Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District.   GCCCD accepts evaluated transcripts from either IERF or ACEI; IERF is preferred.

Students admitted to the program must submit a satisfactory physical examination report, two-step Tuberculosis or Quantiferon Gold test, current CPR, ADB background check and drug screen and evidence of malpractice insurance.

Grossmont College EKG/Telemetry
8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 644-7448 Office
(619) 644-7910 Fax

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and Grossmont College do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment), handicap (including physical and mental disability, medical condition, age, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, marital status, or economic status in any of their policies, procedures, or practices. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission and access to, as well as treatment and employment in, the College's programs and activities, including vocational education.

Last Updated: 08/30/2017

Contact

Sarah Aldous
Health Professions Specialist
Email: sarah.aldous@gcccd.edu
Phone: (619) 644-7448
Fax: (619) 644-7961

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