Electrodiogram (ECG) Interpretations Workshop – RCN (6523) Accredited

Electrodiogram (ECG) Interpretations Workshop – RCN (6523) Accredited

ECG Interpretation Workshop

  • The Electrocardiograph (ECG) Interpretation Workshop is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts to explore the care given in an emergency care setting to patients and in order to develop participant’s knowledge and skills in the accident and emergency care to the adult patients under this operation in the healthcare setting.
  • The qualification is ideal for new starters and experienced staff requiring a refresher alike and is designed for the health and social care sectors including private and government hospitals , nurses, healthcare assistants , doctor’s surgeries etc.
  • The qualification has been designed to incorporate the guidance and best practices of Electrocardiograph Interpretation from NICE guidelines and other government guidance

Aims of the workshop:

  • The aim of the course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to understand Electrocardiography (ECG) and its interpretation, the necessary skills and care given to all patients both young and older adults in an accident & emergency care unit, and intensive care units.

Course Details

  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing Practise
  • Roles and Responsibility
  • Principles of Consent for Treatment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Areas of Accountability
  • Historical Background of ECG Monitoring
  • The Conduction System in the Heart
  • Electrocardiography: Indication and
  • Procedures
  • Infection Control
  • Equipment require ECG dots
  • Chest Lead Placement
  • Full Lead ECG Placement
  • LEADS a VR, a VL, a VF
  • LEADS V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6
  • Normal ECG Waves
  • Understanding ECG Waveform
  • The ECG result
  • Normal Impulse Conduction
  • Impulse Conduction & the ECG
  • How Does ECG Work?
  • Understanding ECG Waveform
  • The “PGRST”
  • ECG Rhythm Interpretation
  • Rhythm Analysis
  • Calculating the rate
  • Determining regularity
  • Assessing the P waves
  • Determining the PR Interval
  • QRS duration
  • Rhythm Summary
  • NSR Parameters
  • Sinus Rhythms
  • Premature Atrial Contractions
  • Diagnosing a Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • ST Elevation
  • Reading a 12-Lead ECGs
  • Importance of Good Record Keeping
  • Things to be documented on a
  • 23 Lead ECG
  • Legal Issues Associated with
  • Record Keeping
  • Knowledge and Practical Skill Assessments
Duration: 0930-1730 
Fee: £165
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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ECG Interpretation Workshop – RCN (6523) Accredited

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