ECG Prep course

ECG Prep course

This course is a pre-course option for ACLS & PALS students that need additional help with EKG inturpitation. 
This short course reviews the main features of EKG tracings. A method for analyzing EKGs is also presented. This method includes assessment of rhythm, calculating heart rate, observing P-wave forms, measurement of EKG intervals and segments and the evaluation of other relevant waves. 

Skills taught in the ECG module include:

  • Heart anatomy
  • Basic electrophysiology
  • Normal ECG measurements
  • Basic arrhythmias

This course will help students identify:

  • Heart rate
  • Heartbeat regularity
  • Strength and timing of the electrical signals
  • Any possible abnormal conditions