Designed for healthcare staff (RN, LPN, ECG techs, etc) and motivated students who want to learn the basic ECG skills of measuring, recognizing, and interpreting simple cardiac rhythms. Motivated healthcare students also welcome. Topics include correct lead placement, troubleshooting poor tracings, recognition and measurement of various EKG waves. Recognition of ectopic beats, bundle branch blocks, and ST changes are covered along with 14 common rhythms.
The class involves lecture, time to work independently in the AHA workbook, dialogue with case scenarios, and 1:1 assistance. The participants will take a rhythm test at the end of class to ensure learning objectives have been met. Rhythm flashcards and worksheets will be available to take home for practice time.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Satisfactory completion of the rhythm test at the end of the class will award the participant 5 contact hours. Fort HealthCare Learning Center is a continuing education unit (CEU) provider through the Wisconsin Society for HealthCare Education and Training (WISHET). Please note that one hour of instruction = 0.1 CEU (i.e. 1 contact hour = 1 CEU).
Class fee includes American Heart Association ECG/Pharmacology workbook and ECG caliper. For more information contact Lisa Rudolph RN, MSN, CCRN-K, Fort HealthCare’s Educational Services Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org or 920.568.5206.
**NOTE** Withdrawals or cancellations less than 14 days prior to class will be charged a $25 fee**