Jan 28, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022

ANES 110 - EKG Analysis


2 Credits
The student will learn cardiac anatomy and the normal electrical conduction system of the heart and be able to relate normal EKG traces of the heart. The student will acquire the basic knowledge to interpret common cardiac arrhythmias, including sinus, atrial, junctional, and ventricular dysrhythmias. Students will develop skills in reading and analyzing electrocardiograms (EKG). Students will learn the use of EKG equipment and rapid response in crisis situations.

Course Outcomes
  1. Explain the role and reporting structure for the Monitor Technician in the clinical environment.
  2. Explain the purpose of ECG monitoring on an ongoing basis.
  3. Describe the principles of electronic monitoring.
  4. Measure and calculate the rate and rhythm of ECG’s.
  5. Identify normal and abnormal ECG rhythms.
  6. Access medical resources to acquire up to date data.
  7. Differentiate between an artifact and an abnormal rhythm.
  8. Recognize lethal and non lethal rhythm changes and state appropriate actions to be taken.