Introduction to 12 Lead ECG

The standard 12-lead electrocardiogram is a representation of the heart’s electrical activity recorded from electrodes on the body surface. This course  takes the complex subject of electrocardiography and presents it in a simple approach that gives you a basic understanding of the entire ECG, and how to apply it to ECG interpretation.  This classroom instructor directed ECG course is designed to educate healthcare professionals on anatomy of the heart, components of an ECG, interpretation of 12 lead ECG.  This course will prepare students for understanding and interpreting 12 lead ECG’s

Topics covered include:

Prepatory:

  • Anatomy
  • Electrophysiology
  • Individual Vectors
  • The Actual ECG: Paper and Ink
  • ECG Tools
  • The Basic Beat
  • The Rate
  • Rhythms

ECG Interpretation

  • The P Wave
  • The PR Interval
  • The QRS Complex
  • The Electrical Axis
  • Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks
  • ST Segment and T Waves
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Electrolyte and Drug Effects
  • Putting It All Together

Class Location:
CPR Training Center
479 Buckland Road
South Windsor, CT 06074

Cost:  $600 ($300 nonrefundable deposit required for a seat)

Cost Includes:

  • Classroom Instruction
  • 12 Lead ECG Art of Interpretation book
  • ECG calipers and ruler
  • All required training materials

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