Course: EMS 1113  ECG Interpretation and Procedures

Subject: Emergency Medical Sciences

Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures

Credits: 3

Description: ECG Interpretation introduces the student to the electrical conduction system of the heart and basic ECG interpretation of cardiac rhythms and dysrhythmias and procedures related to the management of these dysrhythmias. The student will be expected to accept accountability for personal learning and performance which reflects a fundamental understanding of basic ECG interpretation, 12 lead interpretation including identification of acute myocardial infarction, application and acquisition of 12 lead ECG, defibrillation, cardioversion and transcutaneous pacing. This course is designed for paramedic students, nursing students, graduate nurses, CCU monitor technicians and other healthcare providers who require ECG interpretation skills.