This online Short Course introduces the foundations of reading a 12 Lead ECG. The 12 Lead ECG can be daunting and sometimes we just don't get enough practice reading them. This course will provide an overview of the physiology and electrical activity of the heart, the identifiers of a normal sinus rhythm, explore electrode placement for various leads and outline a systematic approach to reading the 12 Lead ECG.
Outline the physiology and electrical activity of the heart
Recognise normal sinus rhythm and common cardiacarrhythmias
Identify a systematic approach to reading a 12 Lead ECG
Describe ECG lead systems and placement
Describe troubleshooting strategies for ECG tracings.
Assessment: Online Quiz
Duration: 4 hours
CPD Hours: 4
Intakes: Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.
Study Mode: Online
Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:
This course provides Professional
Development for health professionals.
Undertaking this course enables students to meet their
Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update
requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course,
students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a
CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.