Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmias

Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmias

Apr 6 2016 - 1:00pm

Class Date: 
Monday, May 16, 2022 - 8:30am to Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 3:30pm

Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmia

Class is from 8:30am - 3:30pm for the first two days; 8:30am - exam finsih, usually by Noon on third day.

The Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmia program is a three-day workshop designed to assist the student in acquiring the knowledge and skills essential for identifying basic arrhythmias.  The workshop content includes basic anatomy and physiology of the heart, electrophysiology, ECG tracing componets and a step by step guide to rhythm strip analysis with over 600 practice rhythm strips.  Introducion to sinus, atrial, ventricular, junctional arrhythmias, AV and bundle branch blocks and cardiac pacing.  Each rhythm is by description with examples, causes, and management protocaols.  Current ACLS guidelines are incorporated as applicable to the rhythm discussion.

Successful completion of the workshop is achieved through participation in all workshop activities and  successful completion of the pre and  post course exam - rhythm strip identification and measurments.

Intended Audience - Healthcare personel whose job responsibilities require recognition, identification, and measurement  of cardiac arrhytmias. 

ECG Workout - Exercises in Arrythmia Interpretation- 6th Edition- Jane Huff

ECG Measurement Calipers

The student manual is required prior to the class to complete the pre class assignment.

There are no contact hours for this class.