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Cardiology Technologist

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, I was a little nervous about learning online. I knew…
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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! To start off, I would like to share a little bit about myself. I was born and raised in Abbotsford in beautiful British Columbia. Since I was young, I…
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Cardio Tech Clinical Labs: What I learned in a month

After finishing my first month of 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, I learned a lot about stress testing…
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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 other students until graduation in spring. This three-week lab consisted of exercise tolerance testing, also known as stress testing, phlebotomy, and a two-day lab on Holter monitoring. What’s Stress Testing? Stress testing involves…
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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 by earning the designation: Registered…
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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), but after this course I am super confident in my ability to examine an ECG. It may seem like a bunch of squiggly lines at first, but after…
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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 in the fall for our…
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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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Meet Leah – Cardiology Technologist Blogger

Hi! My name is Leah Curtis. I’m from a rural community in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and I am a student in the Cardiology Technologist Program. I enjoy riding my horse and competing in shows, hiking, and exploring new places. I always loved the medical field and excelled in the math and sciences all throughout school, but was never sure…
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Cardiology Technologist Graduation

Brittany Marsh and her CATD 0415 classmates have completed their program. Here, Brittany shares what the final weeks of her year-long program were like.
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