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A130 The Patient - The Clinician - The ECG

Course summary

A highly interactive two-day module covering key areas of the ECG

The sessions will cover a number of important ECGs seen in everyday practice and will involve in depth dissecting of the ECG taking into account the patient’s presentation and how best to manage the patient once a diagnosis is reached.

Who should attend?

Junior Doctors
Allied Health Professionals

Important notes

All ECG’s will be real patient traces
There will be breaks to allow questions throughout
There will be the expectation that learners will engage with providing answers to questions posed throughout the teaching to ensure learning is taking place

All course material, evaluations and certificate are provided.

The course runs from 10:00am- 4:30pm


Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
2 day(s) 16 hour(s) POA

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Aims / objectives

Review of the cardiac conduction system and how it relates to the ECG
Have a clear structure and approach when reviewing both ECG rhythms and the 12 Lead ECG
Have a clear understanding on when to acquire a 12 Lead ECG
Be able to identify the key and important ECG rhythms
Be able to identify key 12 lead ECG presentation and how to best manage the patient

Course programme

Session 1

When to acquire an ECG
Correct lead placement
Introduction to Rhythm analysis
Overview of basic rhythms

Session 2
Systematic approach to the 12 Lead ECG

Session 3
The 12 Lead ECG in Acute Coronary Syndromes - ACS

Session 4
Revision of learning from day 1
Acute Coronary Syndrome Mimics

Session 5
Chamber enlargement
Including: Bundle Branch Blocks, Semi Blocks, and disorders of impulse conduction

Session 6

Session 7
Drugs & Electrolytes 

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