3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course is designed to assist the student who has obtained competency in the basic techniques of EKG application and interpretation through other coursework or programs. Interpretation of dysrhythmias, EKG analyses and the effects of ischemia and myocardial infarction on the electrical conduction system of the heart are presented. A comprehensive overview of acute coronary syndromes and up-to-date pacemaker information will be covered. The content is presented in a hands-on, lab format with built in redundancy and analogy that reinforces learning.

Prerequisite: BIO 101 or BIO 211 and ALH 218 and test into or higher than MATH 055