Electrocardiogram (ECG) Interpretations Workshop


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ECG Interpretation Workshop

  • The Electrocardiograph (ECG) Interpretation Workshop is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts to explore the care given in an emergency care setting to patients and in order to develop participant’s knowledge and skills in the accident and emergency care to the adult patients under this operation in the healthcare setting.
  • The qualification is ideal for new starters and experienced staff requiring a refresher alike and is designed for the health and social care sectors including private and government hospitals , nurses, healthcare assistants , doctor’s surgeries etc.
  • The qualification has been designed to incorporate the guidance and best practices of Electrocardiograph Interpretation from NICE guidelines and other government guidance

Aims of the workshop:

  • The aim of the course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to understand Electrocardiography (ECG) and its interpretation, the necessary skills and care given to all patients both young and older adults in an accident & emergency care unit, and intensive care units.

Course Details

  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing Practise
  • Roles and Responsibility
  • Principles of Consent for Treatment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Areas of Accountability
  • Historical Background of ECG Monitoring
  • The Conduction System in the Heart
  • Indications of ECG
  • Factors Increase Cardiac Risks
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • ECG Procedure
  • Chest Lead Placement
  • Full Lead ECG Placement
  • LEADS a VR, a VL, a VF
  • LEADS V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6
  • Normal ECG Waves
  • Understanding ECG Waveform
  • The ECG result
  • Normal Impulse Conduction
  • Impulse Conduction Pathways
  • Understanding ECG Waveform
  • The PQRST and PR Interval
  • Pacemakers of the Heart
  • ECG Paper
  • The ECG Rhythm Interpretation and Analysis
  • Calculating the rate
  • Determining regularity
  • Determine Irregularity
  • Calculate Rate Irregularity
  • Assess  P  Waves
  • Determining the PR Interval
  • QRS duration
  • Rhythm Summary
  • NSR Parameters
  • Sinus Rhythms
  • Sinus Bradycardia/Sinus Bradycardia
  • Premature Atrial Contractions
  • Diagnosing a Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Rate Rhythm Axis Intervals Hypertrophy Infarct
  • ST Elevation
  • Reading a 12-Lead ECGs Heart Block
  • Left/Right  Bundle Branch Block Pecordial Lead
  • Supraventicular Tachycardia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Four Types of AV Block Block
  • Importance of Good Record Keeping
  • Legal Issues Associated with Record Keeping
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessments COMPLETED
Duration: 0930-1730 
Fee: £150
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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ECG Interpretation Workshop

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