NURS 259 - Basic EKG Interpretation for Health Care Providers
Class hours: 2 lecture
Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in the Nursing program, licensed Registered Nurse, Emergency Medical Technician, or approval of instructor.
Comments: Credit by exam is not an available option.
Description: This course develops nursing theory related to the accurate interpretation of cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias on the 12 lead electrocardiogram (ECG). The focus is on the cardiac conduction system, electrophysiology, and a systematic approach to the interpretation and treatment of cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias.