Registration Closed

Basic Single Lead EKG Monitoring Course

Sep
16
Mon
To
Sep
30
Mon
Sep 16-30, 2013
Mondays & Thursdays
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Genesis Heart Institute - 1236 E. Rusholme - Adler 1
Davenport, IA

This course teaches interval measurements, identification of waveforms, and differentiation of normal & abnormal cardiac rhythms.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

There is a fee for this class.

If registration is cancelled one week prior to the program sessions start date, the registration fee will be refunded.  There are no refunds issued after the start of the session for which the person is registered.

Description

Intended Audience:   Nurses, monitor technicians and healthcare providers desiring to learn basic EKG rhythm interpretation without previous experience.

Purpose:  This course is designed to educate individuals to perform measurements and interpret basic cardiac dysrhythmias in adults.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Perform accurate interval measurements and waveform identification.
  • Interpret single lead monitor strips with accuracy.
  • Identify normal and abnormal rhythms.
  • Assess frequency and duration of the dysrhythmia
  • Identify essential treatment interventions for life-threatening dysrhythmias.
  • Identify electronic paced rhythms and malfunctions

Course is split into 5 sessions and the topics covered are as follows:

  1. Normal electrical conduction, lead placement, essential measurements, wave form identification, sinus family rhythm parameters
  2. Atrial tissue rhythms and ectopics
  3. Junctional and ventricular rhythms, normal/abnormal
  4. Atrioventricular heart blocks and electronic paced rhythms
  5. Differentiation of all basic rhythms and competency requirements.

ALL class sessions will be conducted on the Davenport EAST Campus.

 

To be eligible for continuing education credits (Nursing and Respiratory Therapists) of 15 contact hours, the participant MUST:

  • Attend each of the five live classroom sessions 
  • Complete the post learning assessment with 80% accuracy prior to the established date/time deadline for the class

All classes are taught by Genesis Medical Center personnel.

 

Program Facilitator:

Marge Imbrock, Staff Development Specialist, can be reached by email at imbrock@genesishealth.com or by phone at 563-421-2286.

 

There is a fee for this class.

If registration is cancelled one week prior to the program sessions start date, the registration fee will be refunded.  There are no refunds issued after the start of the session for which the person is registered.

Instructor(s)

  • Carol Spencer, RN

Contact

Marge Imbrock at 563-421-2286 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 5 meeting times below.
Date Time Location Instructor
1. Mon, September 16 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM Genesis Heart Institute - 1236 E. Rusholme - Adler 1 Carol Spencer, RN
2. Thu, September 19 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM Genesis Heart Institute - 1236 E. Rusholme - Adler 1 Carol Spencer, RN
3. Mon, September 23 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM Genesis Heart Institute - 1236 E. Rusholme - Adler 1 Carol Spencer, RN
4. Thu, September 26 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM Genesis Heart Institute - 1236 E. Rusholme - Adler 1 Carol Spencer, RN
5. Mon, September 30 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM Genesis Heart Institute - 1236 E. Rusholme - Adler 1 Carol Spencer, RN

Location Details

  • Genesis Heart Institute - 1236 E. Rusholme - Adler 1
    1236 E. Rusholme
    Adler 2
    Davenport, IA 52803

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