Program Learning Outcomes - 728

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Provide competent cardiovascular testing by applying comprehensive knowledge of cardiology and related disciplines.
  2. Complete all work in accordance with legal and ethical requirements of the field, using accepted safety practices, and appropriate terminology specific to the occupation and the industry.
  3. Provide quality patient care through all interactions with patients, their parents and families, co-workers, and the community.
  4. Critically evaluate the patient’s cardiac status using the relevant test procedure and results.
  5. Identify emergency equipment, cardiovascular drugs, their use and the role of each member of the cardiac diagnostic team during a cardiac emergency.
  6. Operate sophisticated medical equipment to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disorders.
  7. Prepare accurate test reports such as Electrocardiograms, Holter Scans and Exercise tests for the interpreting physician.
  8. Apply scientific principles in the operation and evaluation of laboratory equipment and implanted cardiac rhythm management devices and assist with obtaining measurements and monitoring of the patient’s hemodynamic parameters.
  9. Assist the Cardiologist with invasive and therapeutic procedures utilizing aseptic, operating room and proper patient care techniques.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.