Approved for up to 24 contact hours, Remedial and or review sessions of shorter duration can be developed per your individual needs or request. The complete Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmias program is usually a 3-day workshop designed to introduce the student to the intricacies of cardiac rhythm recognition.
For Customized review or shorter versions of program available. Students should be familiar with ECG monitoring equipment and have some fundamental knowledge of ECG measurements.
The workshop content includes a brief review of cardiopulmonary A&P and electrophysiology, how to accurately perform the basic measurements on actual rhythm strips, then introduces the learners to the rhythms originating from the Sinus Node, then explores abnormal rhythms from the Atria, Junctional and Ventricular tissues, and AV Blocks. An introduction to Pacemaker rhythms is included in the course content. Successful completion of the workshop is achieved through participation in all workshop activities and through successful completion of the post course exam.
Class sessions can scheduled at your convenience in 3- 8 hour sessions. Multiple classes need not be consecutive, scheduling can be extended and in fact is suggested to allow integration of materials and prevent overload
The recommnded text is Garcia's Arrhythmia Recognition: The Art of Interpretation. Jones & Bartlett Pub ISBN-13: 9780763722463