HLTK 1665 Electrocardiography Techniques

This course provides an overview of cardiac anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on normal and abnormal electrical conduction within the heart. Patient preparation and lead placement are performed using various diagnostic and monitoring devices. The focus of the course is on systematic analysis and interpretation of electrocardiograph recordings, and initiation of correct action in response to various cardiac dysrhythmias. The student wishing to apply for national certification must have a United States high school diploma or equivalent. (1 lect.)


1 credit