12 Lead ECG


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.


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


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


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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3 hours, 15 minutes, 09:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Kingsbridge Private Hospital
  • 801 Lisburn road, Outpatients dept.
  • Belfast
  • BT9 7GX
  • United Kingdom
  • PD hours: 3
  • £84.00 incl. VAT
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