Basic EKG (C001)

Health Sciences → Cardiology


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.

  • 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