Taking an ECG is a critical skill for any clinician in both primary and secondary care. This course is aimed at healthcare practitioners at all levels who perform ECGs. It will help you expand your practical understanding in your clinical area, including wards, clinics, primary care and health screening.
What is an ECG?
An electrocardiogram captures electrical activity of the heart helping clinicians to diagnose cardiovascular disease, particularly acute myocardial infarction, in clinics and hospital-based practice.
What you’ll learn:
This is a practical course on how to accurately perform and record a 12 lead ECG.
On this 4 hour course you will learn:
- The basic anatomy and physiology of the heart including the conductivity system
- The correct and accurate lead placement using a manikin or simulated patient
Your course tutor is Richard Cooper who teaches on many of our courses including third and final year medical students on ED attachment. Alongside ECG Richard specialises in our courses delivering venepuncture, cannulation and wound care.