• Fact Sheet
  • May 31, 2019

Temporary Pacemakers Neonate PLS Course Detail

Objectives

  • Outline the indications for temporary pacing in the pediatric patient.
  • Identify the components, settings and functions of a temporary pacemaker.
  • Utilize the NBG Pacemaker Code to identify the type of pacing.
  • Discuss methods for assessing pacemaker function.
  • Describe interventions for a malfunctioning pacemaker.


Key Features

  • Discusses indications for use of temporary pacemakers 
  • Uses graphics to discuss common components, settings and modes of a temporary pacemaker
  • Uses ECG strips to discuss pacemaker assessment
  • Printable job aid defining pacemaker modes

Quick Facts

  • Twelfth  course in the series of 13 courses in the Arrhythmia Recognition library
  • Approved for 1.3 CNE contact hours
  • Appropriate for clinicians in PICU, NICU, ED and acute care units caring for cardiac patients


NOTE: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems. If you are interested, please check with your organization’s learning staff or contact Patty Kohn to learn more.