Description- This course provides an educational review of the rhythm interpretation process, rhythm identification, and basic treatment options. The course consists of classroom lecture and (limited) hands on practice. Independent review and study outside of class are recommended.
Class Length- One 8-hour day
Validation of learning- Electronic test; Required to be completed within two weeks of taking the class; Managers are encouraged to set up a proctored setting for their associates during testing
Prerequisites- Clinical experience with rhythm interpretation; Prior completion of the Advanced Arrhythmia Course (formerly known as the Basic Arrhythmia Course) or a comparable rhythm course
Target Audience- Experienced RNs, LPNs, and Monitor Technicians caring for patients on telemetry and/or other cardiac monitoring equipment; Associates with rhythm interpretation experience
Class Frequency- Offered quarterly; Rotated amongst the Saint Thomas Hospital campuses
Course Director- Paula Allen-email Paula.Allen@Ascension.org; 615-396-5816
Saint Thomas Health is an approved provider of nursing professional development by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the AmericanNursesCredentialingCenter’s Commission on Accreditation.
Provider # 017108152021
Contact hours: 7.75
If your class required payment, a refund will be given if a cancellation request is received 2 business days (48 hours) prior to the start of the class/program. A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.