The electrocardiography and arrhythmia recognition class is a two-part series that includes both lectures and practice sessions and is open to Sharp HealthCare nurse practitioners and registered nurses who are preparing for ACLS.
Content covered includes cardiac anatomy, electrophysiology and ECG strip analysis. Sinus, atrial, junctional, AV blocks and ventricular arrhythmias are also discussed. Treatments and interventions for all life-threatening situations are emphasized throughout the course.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Identify the normal conduction pathway in the heart
- Recognize the components of a normal ECG and the accompanying heart action
- Demonstrate proper lead placement (Lead I, II, MCL1) and discuss how lead placement affects the ECG pattern
- Analyze ECG rhythm strips using a systematic method
- Identify sinus, atrial, junctional, blocks and ventricular arrhythmias
- State and discuss the treatments for life-threatening arrhythmias
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Classes will be cancelled if their are six or fewer participants registered. Please remember to cancel at least two business days in advance if you cannot attend.
Course instructors are Sharp Memorial Hospital clinical nurse specialists.
ECG Workout by Jane Huff is the required textbook for this class. There will be no handouts for this course.
In addition, we recommend you purchase your own calipers prior to class. These are not provided.
This course is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) for 16.0 CEUs. Participants must attend both sessions to receive CEUs.