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PDC20067 - 12 Lead ECG – Back to Basics

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course introduces the foundations of reading a 12 lead ECG. The course will provide an overview of the physiology and electrical activity of the heart, the identifiers of a normal sinus rhythm, explore the electrode placement for various leads and outline a systematic approach to reading the 12 Lead ECG.

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

4 hours

Career Opportunities

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.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course introduces the foundations of reading a 12 lead ECG. The course will provide an overview of the physiology and electrical activity of the heart, the identifiers of a normal sinus rhythm, explore the electrode placement for various leads and outline a systematic approach to reading the 12 Lead ECG.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Outline the physiology and electrical activity of the heart
  2. Recognise normal sinus rhythm and common cardiac arrhythmias
  3. Identify a systematic approach to reading a 12 Lead ECG Describe ECG lead systems and placement
  4. Describe troubleshooting strategies for ECG tracings.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au