Full course description
This class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00pm until 10:00pm in room 115.
Who should attend? Anyone over the age of 18 with high school diploma or GED.
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.
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:
Heartsaver® BLS Healthcare Provider Certification for 2 years.
National Exam with study package (one attempt)
Questions? Please call (813) 259-6513 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to help you!