ECG/ EKG (ELECTROCARDIOGRAM) 

Certificate Program

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the technical components of Electrocardiography

  • To understand application and use of ECG Equipment and supplies in the medical field

  • To have the knowledge and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the EKG technician and how it relates to patient care.

  • To demonstrate understanding of normal electrophysiology of the cardiac system

  • To recognize normal waveforms in the electrical conduction of the cardiac system

  • To identify common variations in the electrical conduction of cardiac system

  • To distinguish deadly heart rhythms in the electrical conduction of the cardiac system

  • To demonstrate understanding and differences of 3, 5 and 12 lead cardiac monitoring devices and various electrode attachments

 

Course Prerequisite:

  • Nursing or Medical background

  • Degree or Diploma in a medical discipline OR a minimum of 1 year experience in a medical setting

  • Student undergoing Diploma program in medical and healthcare

  • English Proficiency

Course Duration and Schedule (Weekends / Week days)

Duration- 1 Day - Refresher Course

2 -3  Days - Comprehensive Program

Schedule- Week days/ Weekends/Evenings

 

Course Highlights

  • Registered College with the Ministry of  Colleges & Universities - Govt. of Ontario

  • Leading provider of Healthcare programs in Canada

  • Attractive fees 

  • Great quality training

  • Experienced healthcare faculties with vast knowledge and Industry experience dedicated to help students throughout the course 

  • A small group of 3-6 students, for personalized attention and best practical learning experience

  • Certificate given on the same day of completion

  • Lots of practical knowledge and experience related to various techniques

  • Emphasis on one-to-one support

  • Excellent response from the past and present students regarding training and program.

 

Course Content

  • Introduction to Electrocardiography

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Cardiovascular system

  • Cardiovascular system and EKG

  • Electrical Conduction System of the Heart

  • Basic waveform analysis

  • Components of obtaining an accurate EKG reading

  • the Role and responsibilities of person obtaining &/or monitoring EKG

  • ECG Equipment and supplies

  • Patient preparation, related legal and ethical issues

  • Performing 1 / 3 / 5 / 12-lead ECG

  • Identification and measures to fix common artifacts

  • Mounting and Basic interpretation

  • Taking ECG reading with different ECG Machines

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