The medical electrophysiology technician (MEPT) is a frontline healthcare professional who uses various digital and electronic devices in order to pick up, record and analyse the bioelectric potential emitted by the various biological systems. The MEPT has had both theoretical and practical training at the college level for three years to be able to work in the following six specialized domains: cardiac, cerebral, neuromuscular, labyrinthic, evoked potential and polysomnography. The MEPT is a member of OTIMROEPMQ – the order of medical imagery, radio-oncology and medical electrophysiology technicians of Quebec.
Services offered at the Laurentian Hospital
Only some of the possible cardiac examinations are provided: ECG at rest, effort ECG, Holter, Cardiomemo and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor (ABPM). These examinations are available upon written request from a doctor (emergency, specialist in the Outpatients Clinic, family physician, private clinic, etc.)
To have an ECG at rest test
This test does not require an appointment. Come to the Laurentian Hospital from Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. or between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m., except statutory holidays
. The department is located in the Outpatients Clinic, Door 8. When you arrive at Door 8, please make your presence known by using the wall phone.
To have an effort ECG, Holter, Cardiomemo or Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor (ABPM) test
You must send the examination request, signed by your doctor, either
CSSS des Sommets
234 rue Saint-Vincent
Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, QC J8C 2B8
Ensure that your complete name, health insurance number and telephone number(s) are correct and legible so that the Appointment Centre can contact you to give you your appointment.
For any additional information, please contact the medical physiology department at 819-324-4000, ext. 4449.