Diagnosis and Emergency Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias 2021 (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

Course Accreditation


  • Course Code: pending for 2020-2022 triennium
  • Points Allocation: To be advised


  • Course Code: pending for 2020-2022 triennium

  • Points Allocation: To be advised

Instructions: Course Enrolment

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  • Course Fee: $75.00 (AUD) + $7.50 (GST) = $82.50

  • Duration of enrolment is 12 months from date of payment


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