Welcome to the 12 EKG and Basic Heart Rhythm Course! Most of this course will be online and then the 6 hour in person course will be more application of the online material and scenarios/going over lead placement.
This course includes the Student Workbook and class completion certificate.
This class goes beyond your basic 12 lead ECG interpretation class and takes your ECG interpretation skills to a higher level. More advanced content includes recognition of fascicular blocks, bifascicular blocks, and trifascicular blocks and the potential dangers associated with them; ECG signs of atrial and ventricular chamber enlargement; ECG effects of drugs and electrolyte disorders, especially hypo and hyperkalemia, hypo and hypercalcemia; and myocardial infarction mimics, such as left bundle branch block, ventricular paced rhythms, pericarditis, acute cor pulmonale, and Brugada Syndrome. Practice tracings are used to present content and allow interactive participation of learners.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Here's what will be covered in the online portion of the course:
CARDIAC PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PROVIDER OBTAINING AND/OR INTERPRETING THE EKG
Here's what will be covered in the six hour, in person classroom
3 LEAD REVIEW and 12 Lead Placement
Introduction to Rhythms
Blocks (AV and Bundle Branch Blocks)
Treatment of Brady / Tachy arrhythmias
Treatment of Cardiac Arrest
Scenario based Rhythm Interpretation
If you have any questions about the course, please call, text or email Catherine Brinkley at [email protected] or (719) 551-1222.