Introduction to Electrocardiography ECGT 1030

Prerequisites: ENGL 1010, MATH 1111, PSYC 1010
Corequisites: ALHS 1011, ALHS 1090, ECGT 1050

5 Credits

Provides an introduction to electrocardiography techniques and record keeping. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge and skills needed to perform ECG on all types of patients. Topics include: infection control techniques, basic life support, legalities and ethics, basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, ECG techniques and recognition, ECG lead placement, technical aspects of the ECG, ECG rhythm strip interpretation, advanced ECG techniques and a Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) exam review.

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