Cardiology & Electrophysiological Technologists
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Cardiology technologists operate electrocardiogram equipment and use medical imaging technologies to record cardiac activity of patients to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of heart disease. Electrophysiological diagnostic technologists operate electroencephalographic, electromyographic and other electrophysiological diagnostic equipment to assist physicians in diagnosing diseases, injuries and abnormalities. Cardiology and electrophysiological technologists are employed in clinics, hospitals and medical laboratories. (National Occupational Classification)
Find detailed information about the occupation, including typical duties and working conditions, in the links below:
- National Occupational Classification (NOC) - Canadian occupational description
- OCCinfo by alis - Alberta-based occupational information
- O*NET Online - U.S. resource for occupational information
- Sokanu (U.S.) - occupational profile & videos ('Further Resources' section)
- ExploreHealthCareers.org - career profiles:
- A Day in the Life of a Cardio Tech - Stenberg College
- Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals - Career Profiles: Cardiology Technologist
- Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals - Career Profiles: EEG Technologist at Children's Hospital
- Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals - Career Profiles: Neurodiagnostic Technologists
- Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals - Career Profiles: Polysomnography Technologist
The University of Manitoba does not offer any specialized educational programs leading to a career as a Cardiology, Neurodiagnostic or Electrophysiological Technologist . However, students may complete pre-requisite courses for diploma programs at the university. Please view the links below for more information about training programs in North America.
If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance determining an education plan that suits your unique occupational goals, speak with a Career Consultant.
Exploring Other Education Options
- Cardiology Technology Programs - Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists
- Electroencephalograph (EEG) Training Program Requirements and Eligibility - Canadian Board of Registration of Electroencephalograph Technologists
- Electroneurophysiology Technology Diploma - British Columbia Institute of Technology
- Neurodiagnostic Programs in the U.S. - Medical Technology Programs
- Search Education Directories
Labour market information
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- Canada Job Bank - Trend Analysis: Job Market Report (Winnipeg Region)
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - Job outlook for the U.S.
- Collective Agreements (see Schedule A: Pay Scales) - Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals
Professional associations may organize events and provide directories, job postings, career and labour market information. Student membership opportunities may also be available: engage, learn and network!
- Canadian Association of Electroneurophysiology Technologists
- Association of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (AETC)
- Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists (CAST)
- Manitoba Association of Cardiology Technologists
- The Neurodiagnostic Society (ASET) - U.S.
- American Board of Registered Electroencephalographic Technologists
Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils
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- Regional Health Authorities - Province of Manitoba
- Health Regions in Canada - listings and maps from Statistics Canada
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