Basic EKG (C001)

Cardiology


Description

This course is designed to teach the user basics of EKG including basic heart anatomy and physiology, purpose of the EKG, lead placement and basic EKG determination.

Content
  • Section 1
  • Basic EKG Precourse Case Study
  • Section 2
  • Normal Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology
  • Normal Electrical Conduction through the Heart as it Relates to the EKG
  • Purpose of the EKG Diagnostic Test
  • Understand the Different Anatomical Lead Placements
  • Section 3
  • Systematic Approach to Evaluating EKG Strip
  • Normal Components on ECG
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinus Arrhythmia
  • Sinus Arrest
  • Sinus Pause
  • First Degree Atrioventricular Block Mobitz I
  • First Degree Atrioventricular Block Mobitz II
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Junctional Rhythm
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Asystole
  • Pacemaker Considerations
  • Section 4
  • Basic EKG Test
  • Basic EKG Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years