Basic EKG Class

BASIC EKG INTERPRETATION (HPR 190)

This course is designed to assist healthcare providers in the identification of basic cardiac arrhythmias, especially those that are life threatening. Specifically, the course will cover lead placement and obtaining a tracing, electrophysiology of the heart, waveforms on the EKG, and rhythm interpretation. It is the recommended course for healthcare providers who are seeing patients with cardiac monitoring in place in either the hospital or pre-hospital setting. This includes EMTs who work on an ambulance, in an ER, or as a telemetry technician in a hospital. It is a required prerequisite for Paramedic school and essential to anyone who will be learning Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

COURSE OFFERINGS:

HPR 190 001 M 8:00 am – 11:45 am 3/8/2018-5/8/2018

TEXTBOOK:

ECG Workout: Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation, 7th Ed, Huff, Jane, Lippincott, Philadelphia PA, 2016

COURSE COST:

Course costs are based upon 2 credits plus fees. Currently, the cost is approximately $289.71 for Colorado residents. There is one required textbook, available in the Red Rocks Community College bookstore.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

All of the EKG courses are open enrollment, no permissions are required. Students may enroll online or in person at the college. For more information or if you have any questions please contact the program director, Robert Vroman at robert.vroman@rrcc.edu