Do you need a quick refresher on EKGs and Pharmacology before you attend an Advanced Cardiac Life Support course or the Pediatric Advanced Life Support course?
If so, we have the perfect course to fit your busy schedule. You can Register and make Payment online and gain immediate access to the ECG and Pharmacology course.
As you gain access to the online-course, you will have a plethora of Videos, PDFs, Quizzes and Downloadable Worksheets/EKGs to get you started. In addition, You will receive the American Heart Association ECG & Pharmacology Student Workbook via United States Postal Service.
The EKG & Pharmacology course is instructor led via our online learning management system. The video lectures are available online 24/7 to fit your busy schedule. In addition, for those who complete the course successfully, they will receive a certificate of completion.
The ECG & Pharmacology course is designed for healthcare professionals who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others who require this specialized knowledge for their job. The course is divided into two modules, which can be taught together or separately.
This course covers:
- basic electrophysiology
- normal ECG measurements
- basic arrhythmias
- the administration of appropriate drugs within the ACLS algorithms
Course length is 3.5 hours for the ECG module, 2.75 hours for the Pharmacology module, and 6.25 hours for both modules.
ECG and Pharmacology Course Completion Requirements
To successfully complete the ECG & Pharmacology Course, students must actively participate in, practice, and complete the activities in the course and the ECG & Pharmacology Student Workbook. Pass the ECG & Pharmacology examination with a test score of 84% or higher.
- Describe heart anatomy and basic electrophysiology
- Explain normal ECG measurements
- Recognize and understand basic arrhythmias
- Learn ACLS arrhythmias
• Know basic ACLS drugs and usage
• Understand drugs, doses, and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies
• Learn to integrate basic drug pharmacology into ACLS algorithms
Once course work is completed, you will receive your ECG & Pharmacology Course Certificate within 24 hours.
Should you have any questions, please contact Jeff Bratcher @ 404-520-9009