Introduction to Cardiac Monitor
One of the areas of the clinical management where nurses have the role in patient assessment is cardiac monitoring. Take this course and learn the uses of Cardiac monitor.
Introduction of the course
This module on Cardiac Monitor demonstrates the parts of a bedside cardiac monitor, how to monitor vital parameters and placement of a 12 lead ECG in a hospitalised patient.
The objective of this course is to:
- Understand the basics of a cardiac monitor and its functioning
- Develop skill in attaching a cardiac monitor to the patient
- Help nurses in clinical practice to monitor the cardiac and respiratory parameters of a hospitalized client and provide appropriate care until discharge
A cardiac monitor is a device that enables continuous monitoring of cardiovascular and pulmonary function of a patient.
This part describes the details of cardiac monitor its parts, and the method of using a cardiac monitor for a hospitalised client.
This part of the module deals with the live demonstration of the steps followed in attaching the cardiac monitor in a hospitalised patient.