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 will be registered for the upcoming American Heart Association ECG and Pharmacology course.
As soon as you make payment online, you will receive a confirmation from us with 60 minutes. In addition, You will receive a downloadable PDF. Which will be sent to your email address.
Please contact the training center if your email address is different than the email address you used when you made payment via the website. The ECG & Pharmacology Certificate Course is a must have if you are unable to read EKG rhythms.
The ECG & Pharmacology course is instructor led in a traditional classroom setting. There will be case studies and many different EKG rhythms for analysis. Upon completion of the ECG & Pharmacology course, each participant will receive an American Heart Association 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.
- Describe heart anatomy and basic electrophysiology
- Explain normal ECG measurements
- Recognize and understand basic arrhythmias
- Learn ACLS arrhythmias
• Know basic ACLS and PALS medications, dosage and usage for each algorythm
• Understand drugs, doses, and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies
• Learn to integrate basic drug pharmacology into ACLS and PALS algorithms
You will receive your ECG & Pharmacology Course Certificate the same day.
Should you have any questions, please contact Jeff Bratcher @ 404-520-9009