This course provides a comprehensive guide to ECG (electrocardiogram) interpretation. It is suitable for all healthcare professionals.

All learners will receive a CPD certificate.

Target audience: cardiology / critical care nurses, A&E nurses, practice nurses, paramedics, GPs and doctors.

Level: suitable for those new to ECG as well as those requiring an update.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding cardiac anatomy and physiology.
  • Safe and effective ECG recording techniques.
  • Confidently recognise normal ECG appearances.
  • Confidently recognise common abnormal cardiac rhythms.

Course duration: 2 days

CPD hours: 16 hours

Maximum no of delegates: 20

Cost: £204 & VAT

DAY 1 | ECG Rhythms… Without the Blues!

  • Review of cardiac anatomy and coronary circulation.
  • Practicalities of ECG rhythm monitoring.
  • Sinus rhythm and variations, junctional rhythm.
  • Supraventricular tachycardia.
  • Ectopic beats.
  • Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter (and embolic stroke risk assessment).
  • Heart blocks.
  • Cardiac arrest rhythms.

DAY 2 | Reading between the lines:
The 12-Lead ECG

  • Recording a 12-Lead ECG.
  • The limb and chest leads.
  • Cardiac axis made easy.
  • The ECG in acute coronary syndromes – differential diagnosis of unstable angina, non-ST elevation myocardial infarction and ST elevation myocardial infarction
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Price (exc VAT)
30th April & 1st May 2019
Princess St. Hotel Manchester, 18-24 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 4LG


Is this course accredited?

Yes, the course is accredited with the CPD Certification Service.

What materials will be provided?

All delegates will have access to a course workbook which includes relevant references and sources of further reading.

Is lunch provided?

No, teas and coffees etc are provided, however lunch is not. There are food outlets close to the venue, or feel free to bring your own lunch.

Further information

Please contact us if you would like more information about our courses, or if you would like to discuss your training needs.

Tracy Hamilton
Business Administrator & Course Co-ordinator

Tel: 01324 411 013