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This flexible study day has been designed to meet the needs of registered practitioners who work in clinical settings where continuous cardiac monitoring is performed and/or 12-lead ECG interpretation skills are required. Candidates requiring rhythm recognition skills alone can opt to attend the morning (9am - 12pm) session only.
Alternatively, practitioners may complete the entire study day (9am-4pm) and cover both rhythm recognition in the morning and 12-lead ECG interpretation in the afternoon*. If you would like to complete the full day, then please book on to the Introduction to 12 Lead ECG Interpretation study day.
*Please note that attendance at the morning ‘introduction to rhythm recognition’ is a pre-requisite for completion of the afternoon ‘introduction to 12-lead ECG interpretation’.
Applicants must be registered practitioners working in a clinical setting where continuous cardiac monitoring is performed and / or 12-lead ECG interpretation skills are required.
Workbook to promote clinical application of content
Crawford J & Doherty L (2009) Recording a standard 12-lead ECG: Filling in gaps in quality British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 4(4) pp162-7
Crawford J & Doherty L (2008) Recording a standard 12-lead ECG: Filling in gaps in knowledge British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 3(12)pp572-7
Nicol M, Bavin C, Cronin P , Rawlings-Anderson K, Cole E & Hunter J (2012) Essential Nursing Skills4th Edition Edinburgh : Elsevier
Rowlands A & Sargent A (2014) The ECG workbook 3rd Edition M&K Update Ltd, Keswick
Sampson M & McGrath A (2015) Understanding the ECG Part 1: anatomy and physiology, British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 10(11) pp548-554
Sampson M & McGrath A (2015) Understanding the ECG Part 2: ECG basics, British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 10(12) pp588-594 Sampson M (2016) Understanding the ECG Part 3: Arrthyhmias, British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 11(1) pp2-7
Tracey is a senior lecturer in adult nursing specialising in cardiac care. Tracey trained in Ayrshire and Arran College of Nursing and Midwifery before starting work as a staff nurse in the coronary care unit of the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. She moved to London to London in 1998 to ...
Duncan was appointed Lecturer in Adult Nursing at City University London in August 2014. Prior to this appointment Duncan worked as a critical care outreach nurse.
Duncan completed an undergraduate Master of Nursing degree at the University of Nottingham. He also holds an MSc in Cardio-respiratory nursing from Imperial ...
Gareth Evans RN, BSc
Lecturer in Adult Nursing Gareth joined City in April 2016. His clinical experience includes cardiothoracic & general intensive care, resuscitation and critical care outreach.