Electrocardiogram (ECG)

Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a non-invasive diagnostic test that records the electrical activity of the heart. It is very important for the nurses to be able to identify any deviations from the normal so that timely intervention can be given.

Introduction of the course: Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a non-invasive diagnostic test that records the electrical activity of the heart. It is very important for the nurses to be able to identify any deviations from the normal so that timely intervention can be given. Course Objectives

  • To recognize the normal rhythm of the heart - “Normal Sinus Rhythm.”
  • To recognize the 13 most common rhythm disturbances.
  • To recognize an acute myocardial infarction on a 12-lead ECG
Course outline The course on ECG features the following topics
  • ECG Basics
  • How to Analyze a Rhythm
  • Normal Sinus Rhythm
  • Heart Arrhythmia
  • Diagnosing a Myocardial Infarction
  • Advanced 12-Lead Interpretation
The course also features an arrhythmia work station that has different case scenarios related to various arrhythmias and the learner interpreting the same

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