In modern healthcare cardiac rhythm monitoring and 12 lead ECG recording and interpretation take place in a variety of settings.
ECG recording is a relatively simple task to perform, however, interpretation of the ECG is considerably more complex and can be a source of anxiety for nursing, medical and paramedic staff.
The course aims to address the anxieties of interpretation and is suitable for a variety of healthcare professionals in a range of settings. It will cover topics such as cardiac anatomy and physiology, as well as ECG recording and complex interpretation in clinical contexts in the care of adult patients.
It is designed to complement your existing knowledge and help you develop a deeper level of understanding with the ultimate aim of promoting timely and patient centred care.
Follow the link for further details of ECG interpretation - HEA00132H
The programme is open to registered practitioners. All applications must be approved by your manager or employer.
If you successfully complete this course you will be awarded 20 credit points by the University of York, at Level 6.
Please visit www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/ssprd/funding/.
Our ECG Interpretation course runs once a year in the Spring term.
For more information, contact the SSPRD Administrator in the Student and Academic Support Service on 01904 321321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download a copy of the ECG Interpretation (PDF , 1,962kb) leaflet.
To apply please download an Application form for freestanding students (PDF , 298kb).