• Fact Sheet
  • May 30, 2019

Arrhythmia Recognition Structure and Function of the Heart Neonate PLS Course Detail

Objectives

  • Identify the structures of the heart.
  • Describe the functional differences between mechanical and electrical cells.
  • Identify the structures of the electrical conduction system.
  • Describe the function of each structure in the electrical conduction system.
  • Describe the effects of sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous stimulation on cardiac cell function.

Key Features

  • Reviews cardiac anatomy and physiology that is necessary to understand arrhythmias
  • Interactive images that help promote learning
  • Interactive review of structure of the heart at the end of the course

Quick Facts

  • First course that should be completed in a series of 13 courses in the Arrhythmia Recognition library
  • Approved for 0.4 CNE contact hours
  • Appropriate for clinicians in PICU, NICU, ED and acute care units caring for cardiac patients