Arrhythmia Recognition: Just the Basics for the Pediatric Clinicians Course Overview

Arrhythmia Recognition: Just the Basics for the Pediatric Clinicians Course Overview

An introduction to arrhythmia recognition, focusing on the bedside clinician's ability to recognize normal versus abnormal rhythms.
Quick Takes

  • Course released on Dec. 1, 2021.
  • 1.25 CNE contact hours available.

Key features

  • Differentiates normal vs. abnormal heart rhythms.
  • Components of an ECG rhythm such as P Wave, PR Interval, ST Segment, and T Wave. 
  • Animated ECG components for better understanding.

Learner outcome statement

Upon course completion, participants should be able to: Differentiate normal versus abnormal heart rhythms in the pediatric population and intervene appropriately when an abnormal rhythm occurs.

Objectives

  • Recognize a normal vs. abnormal heart rhythm.
  • Intervene as needed when an abnormal heart rhythm is recognized, according to current standards of practice.
  • Recognize ST elevation on 12-lead ECG and when it is an immediate emergency.
  • Recognize ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and implement immediate interventions.

Note: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems.

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For more information, contact the Pediatric Learning Solutions team, register for a demo or view a sample course.

(913) 981-4187

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