Monitor Tech Basic Dysrhythmia

Monitor Tech Basic Dysrhythmia

Apr 6 2016 - 1:00pm

Class Date: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 8:30am to Monday, October 4, 2021 - 3:00pm

Basic Dysrhythmia for Techs

Class is from 8:30am - 3:00pm for three days; Exam is day four, 8:30am - individual finish time (usually by noon).

The Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmia program for Techs  is a four-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 may be 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 post course exam - rhythm strip identification and measurments.

Intended Audience - Healthcare personnel 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 nd calipers will be given out at class.