Module introduction

Learning outcomes:


By the end of this two-part module, we hope you will be able to:


Module 1:

  • calculate the heart rate and comment on rhythm


  • identify the various waveforms on the ECG

Module 2:


  • calculate the axis of the heart


  • comment on QRS, ST and T segments


  • calculate the QT and QTc intervals


  • be more aware of medication/conditions that could cause potential cardiovascular problems.




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