Full course description

Location:

Collaboration Studio
1602 N. 15th Street
Tampa, FL 33605 Map

Days: Monday and Wednesday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Who should attend?  Anyone over the age of 18 with high school diploma or GED. 


Course Description
:
This course provide the training for administering and reading EKGs.  The course includes anatomy and physiology and disease processes that affect the heart, medications, Holter monitoring, 12-lead EKG, analyzing EKG readings, and much more.  A two year BLS Healthcare Provider Certification is included in this course.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  •  Perform EKG tests on a live person.
  • Describe the normal cardiac anatomy and physiology and normal electrical conduction through the heart.
  • Identify and relate wave forms to the cardiac cycle.
  • Utilize a systematic process when approaching the interpretation of the EKG.
  • Identify normal and abnormal components on the EKG.
  • Recognize sinus dysrhythmias on EKG and relate cause, significance, symptoms, and treatment. Identify specific cardiac dysrhythmias.
  • Describe the appropriate nursing interventions for specific dysrhythmias.
  • Recognize ventricular dysrhythmias on EKG and relate cause, significance, symptoms, and treatment.

The following is included in your registration fee:

Textbook
Measurement Calipers
Heartsaver® BLS Healthcare Provider Certification for 2 years.
National Exam with study package (one attempt)

Refunds, Cancellations & Substitutions 

Questions? Please call (813) 259-6513 or email lcato@hccfl.edu.  We are happy to help you!