Diagnosis and Emergency Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias (2)

This course continues exploring the clinical approach, ECG diagnosis and acute management of the patient presenting with a cardiac arrhythmia. This second part of the course introduces the clinical approach and ECG diagnosis of patients presenting with three classes of arrhythmias: irregular tachycardia, broad complex tachycardia and bradycardia. Immediate treatment priorities are considered including the clinical features of vital organ hypoperfusion, red flag arrhythmias associated with a high risk for rapid deterioration/cardiac arrest, ECG diagnosis and emergency management of Rapid AF, Ventricular Tachycardia and Complete Heart Block.

The course will specifically review:

  • ECG features and differential diagnosis of irregular tachycardia, broad complex tachycardia and bradycardia

  • Recognition of "Red Flag" arrhythmias at high risk for rapid/sudden deterioration

  • Emergency management of rapid atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and complete heart block

  • Indications, contraindications and adverse effects of common anti-arrhythmic agents

  • Role of electrical therapy in the management of arrhythmias

Information about the course

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

  • CME hours: Certified for 7 hours of continuing medical education

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

  • CPD certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


  • Course Code: 8434

  • Points Allocation: 30 PRPD Points

RACGP : 2017 - 2019 Trienenium

Please note : This course can no longer be used for Category One RACGP points for the 2017 - 2019 triennium as the LearnEM office will be closed from Dec13th and the CPD points for the course will not be uploaded to the RACGP website before the deadline of Dec 31st.

Instructions: Course Enrolment

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  • Course Fee: $45 (AUD) + $4.50 (GST) = $49.50

  • Duration of enrolment is 12 months from date of payment


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