ECG & PHARMACOLOGY is the ONLY course of its kind from the American Heart Association focusing soley on this critical knowledge. It is a classroom course is designed to improve electrocardiogram (ECG) recognition skills and pharmacology knowledge for treating cardiovascular emergencies. Student can/may use this classroom-based course as preparation for the ACLS course.
AUDIENCE:This course is for healthcare professionals who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies, including:
Others who requrie this specialized knowledge for their job
Normal ECG measurements
Administration of appropriate drugs within the ACLS algorithms
COURSE FORMAT: This course is classroom-based, facilitator-led that includes two modules: ECG and PHARMACOLOGY. Each course may be offered together or separately.
ECG is approximately 3.5 hours
Pharmacology is approximately 2.75 hours
Combined the estimated course is 6.25 hours
Only course available to focus on this critical knowledge
Flexible instructional format with two units; ECG and PHARMACOLOGY that are either taught together or separately
50-page Student Workbook with colorful illustrations to be used before, during, and after the course.
CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course, students receive a certification of completion valid for two years. This course does not offer an AHA course completion card. Students should renew the course every two years.