ECG Demystified two day course

Description

This course provides a comprehensive guide to ECG (electrocardiogram) interpretation. It is suitable for all healthcare professionals.
All learners will receive a CPD certificate.

  • Target audience: cardiology / critical care nurses, A&E nurses, practice nurses, paramedics, GPs and doctors.
  • Level: suitable for those new to ECG as well as those requiring an update.

What you will learn

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding cardiac anatomy and physiology.
  • Safe and effective ECG recording techniques.
  • Confidently recognise normal ECG appearances.
  • Confidently recognise common abnormal cardiac rhythms.

Content

DAY 1 | ECG Rhythms… Without the Blues!

  • Review of cardiac anatomy and coronary circulation.
  • Practicalities of ECG rhythm monitoring.
  • Sinus rhythm and variations, junctional rhythm.
  • Supraventricular tachycardia.
  • Ectopic beats.
  • Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter (and embolic stroke risk assessment).
  • Heart blocks.
  • Cardiac arrest rhythms.

DAY 2 | Reading between the lines:

  • The 12-Lead ECG
  • Recording a 12-Lead ECG.
  • The limb and chest leads.
  • Cardiac axis made easy.
  • The ECG in acute coronary syndromes – differential diagnosis of unstable angina, non-ST elevation myocardial infarction and ST elevation myocardial infarction

Further information

Charles Bloe Training
Provider:
Charles Bloe Training
Duration:
2 Days
Price:
£204 (ex VAT)
Availability:
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Classroom
Locations:
Barry, Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Plymouth, Southampton, St Albans, Swansea

Contact Information

Charles Bloe Training

No.1 Beinn Ghuilbinn
Osprey Grange
Aviemore
PH22 1LB

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