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TECH110-0603 : ECG - Electrocardiography - Basic Interpretation
Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia)
July 7 - August 10, 2003
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2003; 9:30pm - 11:00pm ET
This course will cover ECG interpretation basics, the normal pathways of electrical activity in the heart and the different dysrhythmias, which may be seen in anesthesia patients. We will cover the causes of the different dysrhythmias, and proper treatments.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
Week 1: Normal electrical activity of the heart:
Content: We will cover the different parts of the normal ECG complex and what each represents. We will cover measurements, rates, and techniques of obtaining good quality ECGs.
Week 2: Complexes of Abnormal Atrial Origin:
Content: We will discuss the causes of the different atrial dysrhythmias and their treatments. This will include what to be prepared for in the event the veterinarian needs to make rapid modality changes.
Week 3: AV Blocks:
Content: We will discuss 1st, 2nd, and 3rd degree blocks, their causes and appropriate treatments. This will include what to be prepared for in the event the veterinarian needs to make rapid modality changes.
Week 4: Ventricular Dysrhythmias:
Content: We will discuss the different dysrhythmias of ventricular origin, their causes and treatments. This will include what to be prepared for in the event the veterinarian needs to make rapid modality changes.
MESSAGE BOARD DISCUSSIONS:
Case discussions will begin 3 (three) days before the start of the course and will continue for one week following the last real time session. These discussions will be held in the VSPN CE course area.
CE HOURS: 6
Note: "This course has been approved for 6 hours of continuing education credits in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB's RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call VIN/VSPN for further information." (Attendees are encouraged to check with their licensing jurisdiction(s) for information regarding recognition by their board.)
$96 ($86 Early Bird before June 23, 2003)
Full time students of an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician Program will receive a reduced rate for this course of $48.00 (upon verification of student status)
Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you call the VIN office at
777 West Covell Blvd, Davis, CA 95616
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