Temporary Invasive Pacing Class

This class teaches Sharp HealthCare registered nurses the indications for use and troubleshooting techniques for the Medtronic 5388 pacemaker. A hands-on demonstration will be included.

Upon completion of this class, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the basic concepts of temporary pacemaker therapy
  • Describe the common modes of pacing and state indications for each mode
  • State how to institute emergency pacing
  • Desribe the indications for and the initiation of rapid atrial pacing
  • Identify failure to pace, failure to capture, overseing and under-sensing for both single and dual chamber pacemaker therapy
  • Demonstrate how to initiate pacemaker therapy, as well as stimulation and sensing thresholds, using the Medtronic 5388 pacemaker
  • Analyze various ECG strips and determine appropriate nursing actions

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Sharp Memorial Hospital

Sharp Memorial Hospital Auditorium Room A
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123

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