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Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
St George's, University of London and Kingston and St George's Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
This online course explored the fundamentals of ECG assessment. The course covered what ECGs are, why and how they are recorded, and common challenges faced in obtaining high quality recordings. It also covered how to recognise the heart's normal rhythm and the potential impact of arrhythmias.
2 weeks, 2 hours per week
Associate Professor for Undergraduate Workforce Development
St George's, University of London
- Explain the heart’s normal electrical activity and the meaning of the term ‘sinus rhythm’
- Describe an ECG and what it measures
- Discuss the reasons for recording an ECG
- Identify the steps involved in recording a standard 12 lead ECG, including electrode placement and the pre and post-procedure considerations
- Identify problems in obtaining a good quality ECG and suggest solutions to these
- Explain the relationship between the heart’s electrical activity and ECG waveforms
- Summarise the parameters for normal sinus rhythm
- Describe some key features of arrhythmias and their potential impact
- What are ECGs and why are they useful?
- How to record an ECG
- Troubleshooting and challenges in obtaining a high quality ECG
- Recognising normal sinus rhythm
- Introduction to arrhythmias
Issued on 9th October 2017
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