Cardiac Rhythms

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6 Lessons

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the conduction system of the heart.
  • Discuss the sites of action potential generation and propagation through the cardiac conduction system.
  • Correlate the actions of the heart represented by the P wave, PR interval, QRS complex, and T-wave.
  • Calculate a heart rate from an ECG strip.
  • Analyze how the following rhythms would appear on an ECG strip.
    1. Sinus Rhythms
    2. Reentrant Rhythms
    3. Atrioventricular Blocks
    4. Ventricular Tachycardia
    5. Ventricular Fibrillation

Presentation Method

  • Videos supplemented by emphasis questions.
  • After each video there will be a minimum of one emphasis questions

Approximate Time Required: 3 hours


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