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ECG Basics

About ECG Basics Program:

The Canadian College of Healthcare and Pharmaceutics is pleased to offer a five-hour electrocardiogram (ECG) program to cover the essentials of an ECG exam. ECG is a commonly performed medical diagnostic in medical offices, hospitals, ambulatory care, and homes. This program is relevant for all health professionals involved in any capacity in patient healthcare or care of community dwelling seniors. The program is delivered in a customized, simple way to introduce the students to ECG theory and exam.

Who should take the course:

All students and professionals preparing to work or already working in health sector and other sectors are required to take these courses. The trainees include:

  • International medical graduates
  • Students
  • Nurses (RN, LPN)
  • Lab technicians, Medical Office assistants

Program specialty:

  • Convenient class schedule
  • Small group of students for individualized attention and best practical learning experience
  • Experienced faculty with vast Healthcare knowledge to help students throughout the course
  • Hands- on practice
  • Highly interactive sessions
  • Ongoing career coaching and guidance from experts in the field
  • Mentorship that will help to build valuable personal and professional networks
  • Recommendation letters- for best students
  • Stackable credential
  • Certificate given on successful completion

Skills Learned:

This program is specifically designed for health professionals working in the Canadian healthcare environment. The program is delivered by a certified health professional. The candidate will be able to demonstrate following skills:

  • Understand the concept of ECG
  • Able to understand the ECG equipment
  • Able to approach patients as per the care standards
  • Able to perform 12 lead ECG
  • Understand basic rhythm abnormalities

Course detail:

Duration: 10 hours (2 days)

The program covers all aspects related to the ECG theory and it includes simulation with ECG and leads. The program contents are:

  • Electrocardiography introduction
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Cardiovascular system
  • ECG machine, leads, and supplies
  • Approaching a patient
  • Performing 12-lead ECG
  • Common artifacts and corrective measures
  • Basic interpretation
  • Abnormal rhythms
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