• Fact Sheet
  • May 31, 2019

Featured Course - Temporary Pacemakers

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