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IH87 The ABC of ECGs: Online

Course summary

This course provides the community based practitioner with a practical step-by-step review of ECG interpretation. The emphasis is on understanding the basis of ECG interpretation, clinical pearls and potentially life-threatening problems.

Who should attend?

Nurse Practitioners
Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Registered Nurses
Allied Health Professionals

Important notes

Equipment, course materials, evaluation and certificate of attendance


Course duration Course CPD Full price (incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 8 hour(s) £125


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Dates / venues

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Aims / objectives

  • Review basic physiology of the heart, applying this to ECG recording and interpretation.
  • Correctly record an ECG.
  • Recognise a 'normal' and some 'abnormal' ECG patterns.
  • Be familiar with findings commonly seen in your patient population
  • Apply your findings towards more confident patient management.

Course programme

  • The physiologic basis of the ECG
  • How to record a 12 Lead ECG.
  • A step by step guide to reading an ECG.
  • ECG interpretation and cardiac axis- What is normal?
  • ECG interpretation- Common abnormal findings- to include:
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction and Ischaemia
  • Sinus and atrial rhythm abnormalities,
  • Ventricular rhythm abnormalities,
  • Disorders of conduction
  • Bundle branch blocks

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