Basic Cardiac Arrhythmias

Code: NURS8115

Course description

Diseases of the heart affect a large percentage of the North American population. Members of health care professions need to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the most common cardiac arrhythmias to practice effectively. This course provides an introduction to common cardiac arrhythmias covering topics such as cardiac physiology, lead placement, identification of sinus rhythms, mechanisms of common arrhythmias, pacemaker rhythms and life-threatening arrhythmias. Significant nursing interventions to deal with these arrhythmias will be addressed. This course is a foundation for the Cardiac Care, Critical Care and Emergency Nursing certificate programs.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Jul. 8, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $204.18
 
End date: Sep. 29, 2019
Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Start Date: Aug. 12, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $204.18
 
End date: Nov. 3, 2019
Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.