NSG 318 - Pathogenesis of Cardiac Dysrhythmias and ECG Interpretation in Adults

4 credits ( 4 didactic hours )


This course is offered as a two part series. The first half of the course will focus on fundamentals of ECG interpretation, moving from the principles of electricity and the heart to normal and common abnormal rhythm interpretation. The second half of the course will include interpretation of 12-lead ECG's and complex rhythm interpretation.Throughout the course, content will include hemodynamic and clinical correlates of the ECG, and treatment options for abnormalities identified via ECG interpretation. Emphasis will be placed on theory and research that supports best-practice. Both sections will provide content that will develop a theoretical understanding and enhance clinical skills for the care of the adult cardiac patient. Based on current standards of practice.

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