Arrhythmias Made Simple Course

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The perfect course for those who need to interpret normal and abnormal rhythms, but do not need to learn all of the ECG criteria or detailed ECG interpretation. You get a detailed course on arrhythmia interpretation alone. You will learn the essentials of arrhythmias in about 2 1/4 hours. Re-watch section as many times as you want to solidify your understanding.

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Arrhythmias Made Simple is the best course for medical professionals who need to interpret cardiac rhythms but do not need to learn all of the details of ECGs.

This course teaches how to recognize normal and abnormal heart rhythms and how to properly name these rhythms. The course begins with basic concepts such as identifying all of the waveforms, to advanced topics like pacemaker rhythms. Beginners and seasoned rhythm readers will feel comfortable with this course. Novices will easily learn to interpret rhythms. Accomplished providers will hone their skills.

Arrhythmias Made Simple is a 2.25-hour online, interactive, video course divided into 12 short chapters. The material can be rewatched as many times as you want to help solidify the information. This course is accessible 24/7/65 on any device. Videos are succinct with detailed illustrations and audio descriptions that go at a gentle pace for better comprehension. The videos are set up to feel as if a cardiologist is giving you one-on-one instruction.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the basic cardiac electrical system and ECG machine basics
  • Determining the heart rate
  • Naming heart rhythms
  • Understanding normal and abnormal heart rhythms
  • Assessing and distinguishing sinus rhythms, atrial rhythms, junctional rhythms, supraventricular tachycardia, and ventricular rhythms.
  • Understanding basic pacemaker rhythms

This course is best for providers in need of arrhythmia recognition training or honing arrhythmia recognition skills. This includes telemetry technicians, nurses, MAs, EMTs, physical therapists, kinesiologists, etc. The course includes a Certificate of Completion which can be presented to your workplace or institution to demonstrate competency.

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What's Covered In This Course?

  • Arrhythmia Interpretation
  • ACLS Rhythm Course
  • Quizzing
  • Learn Arrhythmia Interpretation in only 2.25 hours

Course Syllabus

1. Arrhythmias Made Simple (AMS)

Arrhythmias Part I: Arrhythmia Basics Arrhythmias Part II: Normal and Abnormal Rhythms
Sinus Rhythms and Sinus Blocks (AMS)

This chapter reviews sinus rhythms and sinoatrial exit blocks. Topics covered include normal sinus rhythm; sinus bradycardia; sinus tachycardia; sinus arrhythmia; sinus pauses; sinus arrest; and sinoatrial exit blocks.

8:25
Atrial Arrhythmias (AMS)

This chapter reviews the ECG criteria for atrial arrhythmias including premature atrial complexes (PACs/APCs); ectopic atrial rhythm; atrial bradycardia; atrial tachycardia; paroxysmal atrial tachycardia (PAT); multifocal atrial tachycardia (MAT); wandering atrial pacemaker; atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation.

14:18
Junctional Rhythms (AMS)

This chapter reviews the ECG criteria for junctional rhythms. These include idiopathic junctional rhythms, junctional bradycardia, accelerated junctional rhythm, junctional tachycardia, and brief descriptions of reentrant junctional rhythms (atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia [AVNRT]; atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia [AVRT]).

5:11
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) (AMS)

This chapter reviews the ECG changes associated with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). It is divided into two parts. Part 1 gives brief definitions and descriptions of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT), and atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia (AVRT). Part 2 describes these in much more detail.

12:30
Ventricular Arrhythmias (AMS)

This chapter reviews the ECG criteria for ventricular arrhythmias including premature ventricular complexes (PVCs); fusion beats; idioventricular rhythms; accelerated idioventricular rhythms; ventricular tachycardia; ventricular flutter; ventricular fibrillation and torsades de pointes. Other topics include fusion beats, capture beats, interpolated PVCs, compensatory pauses, and non-compensatory pauses.

13:01
Arrhythmias Part III: Atrioventricular Blocks and Dissociation Arrhythmias Part IV: Pacemakers

Who This Course Is For

This course is for any medical provider who needs to be able to recognize normal and abnormal heart rhythms, quickly and easily. It is also ideal for medical providers who just want to hone their arrhythmia recognition skills and be able to show competency to their institution or workplace.

Best for:

  • Telemetry technicians
  • Nurses
  • Medical Assistants (MAs)
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)
  • Physical therapists
  • Kinesiologists

Sample Course Videos

online ecg interpretation course samples
Atrial Fibrillation - Sample Watch Preview

Feedback From Our Subscribers

Alan Ghaly, DO, FACC Verified Subscriber
five star rating
Informative and easy to understand!

I had the pleasure of being lectured about electrocardiogram interpretation by Dr. Siegal during my cardiology training. Dr. Siegal captured these lectures in videos for self-education and training. They are informative and easy to understand in a field where ECG interpretations can be intimidating. I wish I had these videos during my medical school and training years.

V. Richardson Verified Subscriber
five star rating
Great visual examples

The videos are great for people who are visual and audio learners. They go at a pace that is easy to understand and there are good visual examples.

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