This course is suitable for all healthcare professionals who need to be able to recognise cardiac rhythms and interpret ECGs.
The ECG Basics course includes 9 modules covering the following content:
Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology
Components of the ECG waveform
Normal Sinus Rhythm
Introduction to ECG
Systematic format for interpreting an ECG
ST elevation, ST depression and T wave inversion
The course content is reinforced with knowledge checks at the end of each module and two final assessments.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for postgraduate healthcare professionals working in emergency, primary care settings, cardiac wards, rural and remote settings.
Applicants must hold or be working towards a health qualification in order to enroll in this course. Suitable for:
- Medical students
- Medical professionals wishing to update their ECG knowledge
Upon successful completion of all course components, students will be awarded a certificate of ECG Basics issued jointly by Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and Health Education Collaborative.