Coaching For: Health & Wellness

TELEMETRY/EKG COURSE

TELEMETRY/EKG COURSE

This is a 2-week course.

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Cost of course: $500 +25.00 application fee

Certificate of Completion will be given

Program Description

The course begins with medical terminology relating to cardiac disorders, diagnoses and arrhythmias. Basic anatomy and physiology of the heart are taught so that there is knowledge of how the normal heart functions. The two systems of the heart, mechanical and electrical are covered. Interpretation of arrhythmias and how to measures rhythm strips. You are instructed on how to report and document changes in patient's rhythm strips and how to handle emergent arrhythmias. Telemetry/EKG is ways that help identify damage to heart muscle and the heart's ability to pump blood.

TELEMETRY COURSE

Telemetry/EKG helps identify damage to heart muscles and measure the heart's ability to pump blood. This course begins with medical terminology relating to cardiac disorders, diagnoses, and arrhythmias. Also covered in this course is basic anatomy and physiology of the heart so that students gain knowledge about how a normal heart functions. The two systems of the heart, mechanical and electrical, are covered as well as interpreting arrhythmias and measuring rhythm strips. Students are instructed on proper reporting and documenting of changes in a patient's rhythm strips and how to handle emergent arrhythmias. This is an entry-level course for anyone wanting to work in the area of healthcare.


Cardiac Rhythms and Arrhythmias

Sinus Rhythms

NSR

Sinus arrhythmia

Sinus Brady

Sinus tachycardia

Atrial Rhythms

Premature Atrial Contraction

Atrial tachycardia

Atrial flutter

Atrial fibrillation

Wandering pacemaker

Junctional Rhythms

Premature Junctional contraction

Junctional escape rhythm

Accelerated Junctional rhythm

Junctional tachycardia

Heart Blocks

First degree AV block

Type I second degree AV block (Wenchebach)

Type II second degree AV block (2:1 HB)

Third degree AV block

Complete AV dissociation

Ventricular Rhythms

Premature ventricular contraction

Idioventricular rhythms/ Agonal

Accelerated Idioventricular rhythm

Ventricular tachycardia

Torsades de pointes

Ventricular fibrillation

Asystole

Sinus arrest

Sick sinus syndrome

Wolf Parkinson White syndrome.













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