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121416 - ECG Interpretation Workshop

  • : Online

This clinically based workshop provides the opportunity to develop skills in examining ECGs and confidence in identifying abnormalities associated with cardiac or lung disease or associated with toxicological or biochemical disorders. The workshop introduces a systematic approach to examining a 12 lead ECG and relates the PQRST components of the ECG waveform to the physiological and electrical changes occurring in the heart. This provides a strong basis for the knowledge and skills required to recognise and interpret ECG abnormalities. The workshop uses an interactive approach to clinical education built around the use of ECG clinical case studies.

Relevance to General Practice

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

Learning outcomes
  • List clinically significant causes for absent P waves
  • Identify the ECG features associated with Wolf Parkinson White Syndrome, Heart Block, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Right Bundle Branch Block and Left Bundle
  • Identify the ST segment changes associated with acute STEMI, acute Non STEMI, Benign Early Repolarisation and Acute Pericarditis
  • Identify the ECG findings for the following rhythms Sinus Rhythm, Supraventricular tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter, Ventricular tachycardia and Comp
  • Outline a systematic approach to ECG evaluation identify the normal characteristics of the P wave, PR interval, QRS complex, ST segment/T wave and QT interval
  • Delivery
    121416 - ECG Interpretation Workshop
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    12.5 hours
    Start Date
    End Date
    CPD Points
    12.5 hours
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