Full course description


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

Days: Monday and Wednesday from 1:30pm to 5:30pm

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 waveforms 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:

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!