Los Angeles Career College offers Advanced ECG Interpretations online programs for individuals willing to gain the appropriate skills to interpret various heart rhythms and acknowledge medical emergencies promptly.
ECG Rhythm Certification
Course Fee: $700
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EKG Monitor Technician Course Content
Describe normal cardiac anatomy and flow of blood through the heart.
Identify the parts of the cardiac conduction system and their function.
Describe the origin and spread of the electrical impulse through the heart.
Identify the waves and intervals of the cardiac cycle and state their normal values.
State the 5 steps of rhythm interpretation.
Pacemakers (coding, normal function, loss of capture, loss of sensing).
State commonly used drugs and the correct dosage used to treat each of the above arrhythmias.
Illustrate proper electrode and lead wire placement for a 5 wire system and a 3 wire system to obtain lead V1 (or MCL1) and V6 (or MCL6).
Identify the following arrhythmias from a rhythm strip;
Sinus rhythm, Sinus bradycardia, Sinus tachycardia, Sinus arrhythmia, Sinus arrest, Sinus exit block.
Premature atrial complexes (PACs), Wandering atrial pacemaker (WAP), Multi focal atrial tachycardia (MAT), Atrial tachycardia, Atrial flutter, Atrial fibrillation, Supra ventricular tachycardia (SVT).
Junctional rhythm, Accelerated junctional rhythm, Junctional tachycardia, Premature ventricular complexes (PVCs), Idioventricular rhythm, Junctional tachycardia, Premature ventricular complexes (PVCs).
Idioventricular rhythm, Accelerated ventricular rhythm, Ventricular tachycardia (VT), Ventricular fibrillation (VF), First degree A V block, Second degree AV block (type I and type II), High grade AV block, Third degree AV block, Asystole , Right and left bundle branch block.
EKG Monitor Technician Course Description
EKG monitor technicians are responsible for watching patients’ heart rates and reporting important changes to the nursing staff; they often use equipment that tracks several patients simultaneously. EKG monitor technicians may also perform electrocardiographs (EKGs), which read electrical impulses sent by the heart.
EKG monitor technicians work in many different settings, including but not limited to hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers.
It can be confusing what a “Monitor Technician” is because hospitals will also use the job titles Telemetry Technician, Cardiac Monitor Technician, 12-Lead EKG Tech and more. The fact that nurses and nurse assistants are adding this becoming certified adds even more titles to the mix.
We provide the skills you need to work in any of these roles!
Certification and Licensure
Los Angeles Career College is a certified testing site for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and National Center of Competency Testing (NCCT).
Our program graduates are eligible to take the Certified EKG Technician Exam through NHA or the National Certified EKG Technician Exam through NCCT.
Course Fee: $150
- Only course available to focus on this critical knowledge
- Flexible instructional format with two units, ECG and Pharmacology, that can be taught together or separately
- 50-page Student Workbook with colorful illustrations to be used before, during and after the course
- Comes with an Instructor CD that contains presentation slides, instructor notes, Lesson Maps and administrative documents
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ECG & Pharmacology Course Content
- Basic electrophysiology
- Normal ECG measurements
- Basic arrhythmias
- Administration of appropriate drugs within the ACLS algorithms
The ECG module takes approximately 3.5 hours to complete, and the Pharmacology module takes about 2.75 hours to complete. When the modules are combined, the estimated course length is 6.25 hours. Upon successful completion of the course, all participants will receive a Same-Day Completion Card. Perfect for credentialed healthcare providers who either must or wish to supplement their training.
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ECG & Pharmacology Course Description
This course is designed to improve electrocardiogram (ECG) recognition skills and pharmacology knowledge for treating cardiovascular emergencies. Through the help of professionals and knowledgeable instructors all the participants will be thoroughly informed of all the information as a job or other requirement. The ECG and Pharmacology course is an excellent introduction to the ACLS and PALS curriculum. This comprehensive course presents information on basic electrophysiology, normal ECG measurements, basic arrhythmias, basic ACLS drugs, usage and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies, and how to integrate basic drug pharmacology into ACLS algorithms.
Features and Benefits
Only course available to focus on this critical knowledge
Flexible instructional format with two units, ECG and Pharmacology, that can be taught together or separately
50-page Student Workbook with colorful illustrations to be used before, during and after the course
Comes with an Instructor CD that contains presentation slides, instructor notes, Lesson Maps and administrative documents
Course Fee: $299
- 100% online
- No textbook required
- Advanced ECG Certificate upon completion
- 100+ practice rhythm strips
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Advanced ECG Online Course Description
Los Angeles Career College offers Advanced ECG Interpretations online programs for individuals willing to gain the appropriate skills to interpret various heart rhythms and acknowledge medical emergencies promptly. Participants will be guided through step-by-step approaches and multiple techniques for high-quality ECG reading. Advanced ECG Online Course is suitable for a range of existing healthcare providers, including qualified and student nurses, paramedics, and support workers. It is 100% online and is ideal for busy healthcare professionals to be completed around their busy schedules.
Advanced ECG online was designed by doctors and content experts with a purpose to provide advanced knowledge in basic anatomy and physiology of the heart and its electrical activity. Thorough information about 12 and 3-Lead placement as well as sinus, atrial, junctional, ventricular, and AV blocks rhythms will be covered.
Upon completing the Advanced ECG online course, students will gain expertise in understanding and identifying the relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses, various arrhythmias, pacemaker malfunction, basic electrography, and complete comprehension of the cardiovascular activities.
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|✓ Thorough anatomy and physiology of the heart including complete systole and diastole cardiac cycles and cardiac output.
✓ Basic Electrography and showings of different leads
✓ Techniques on reading and analyzing the ECG paper
✓ The Conduction System
✓ Sinus rhythms including SA blocks and sinus arrests
✓ Atrial dysrhythmias and Premature complexes
✓ Premature Junctional Complexes
✓ Premature Ventricular Complexes
✓ Idioventricular rhythms
✓ Classification and clinical significance of AV Blocks
✓ Pacemaker malfunction rhythms including transvenous, epicardial and transcutaneous pacing
✓ 12-Lead and 3-Lead ECG Indications
|✓ Basic rhythm understanding
✓ Relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses
✓ Common arrhythmias
✓ Identifying and distinguishing various arrhythmias