12 Lead ECG

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12 Lead ECG

This course is suitable for GP practice nurses, nursing auxiliaries and healthcare assistants who are new to interpreting 12 lead ECGs and for those who require a refresher in order to boost their confidence and knowledge in this specialist area.

AIM

To provide theoretical and practical knowledge in order to identify anatomically correct electrode positions and record a diagnostic ECG.

OBJECTIVES

  • Outline the basic anatomy of the chest and heart.
  • Discuss correct patient preparation.
  • Identify accurate electrode positions.
  • Outline how to record a diagnostic ECG.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Explain the anatomy of the heart.
  • Discuss how to prepare the patient including 3-point check, consent and skin preparation.
  • Identify reasons for recording an ECG.
  • Identify problems in obtaining a good quality ECG and suggest solutions to these.
  • Identify the steps involved in recording a standard 12 lead ECG, including electrode placement and the pre and post-procedure considerations.

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4 hours, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Kingsbridge Private Hospital
  • 811-815 Lisburn Road
  • Belfast
  • BT9 7GX
  • United Kingdom
  • PD points: 4
  • £84.00 incl. VAT
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