The American Heart Association’s ACLS Prep: ECG Course is a self-directed eLearning course designed for students preparing to take an AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Course. This course is also ideal for healthcare professionals who require basic rhythm recognition skills related to the ACLS algorithms. This includes telemetry staff, non-critical/emergency nurses, emergency medical services personnel, respiratory therapists, physician assistants, non-critical/emergency physicians, and dentists.
After completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Explain heart anatomy and basic electrophysiology
• Explain normal ECG measurements
• Recognize and understand the basic arrhythmias