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PDC52468 - Basic ECG Recognition for Health Care Providers

Course Details

Course Summary

The electrocardiogram (ECG) is a diagnostic tool that measures and records the electrical activity of the heart. Interpretation of these details allows diagnosis of a wide range of heart conditions. This online Short Course provides an outline of performing the 12 lead ECG and basic interpretation.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

2 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the anatomy and physiology of the heart
  2. Understand the process of performing an ECG
  3. Understand basic analysis of the ECG.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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