ECG Interpretation in Emergency Practice (1)

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ECG Interpretation in Emergency Practice (1)

Latest Course update: January 2017

Do you lack confidence to read an ECG ? Do ECGs make you unwell by giving you a headache or triggering a panic attack? There is a better way and it is this introductory course on ECG interpretation – just the major things you need to know to avoid missing serious disease.

Learning to read and confidently interpret an ECG is a valuable skill for assessing and treating patients with a wide range of acute presentations including chest pain, syncope, stroke, and shortness of breath.

This 2 part introductory course on ECG interpretation covers the systematic approach to ECG interpretation, disorders of depolarisation and repolarisation and diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias. The first part of the course introduces you to:

  • 1. Systematic Approach to ECG Interpretation

  • 2. Depolarisation: Disorders of the PQRS

  • 3. Repolarisation: Disorders for the ST/T wave

  • 4. ECG: Clinical Case book: Disorders of the PQRS

Information about the course

  • This is part one of a two part course introducing the basic principles for ECG interpretation in acute care

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics, and students in all medical fields

  • CME hours: Certified for 6 hours of continuing medical education

  • CPD accreditation: RACGP, ACRRM

  • Duration of enrolment: 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolment)

  • CPD Certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


    • Course Code: 8250

    • Points Allocation: 30 PRPD Points

RACGP Accredited ActivityRACGP

    • Activity Number: 87409

    • Points Category: Category 1

    • Points Allocation:  40 Points