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  • This is for:

    A great course for non-clinical ambulance staff, military medics and other pre-hospital staff.

  • Objectives:

    This course aims to provide the candidate with the fundamentals of ECG recognition, including 12-lead placement, rhythm monitoring and basic recognition.

  • Certification:

    A CPD certificate of attendance will be provided for your personal development folder.

Course Summary

This course provides the candidate with the fundamentals of ECG recognition and has been designed for clinicians involved in recording and initially interpreting ECG's, such as Ambulance Technicians, ECA's and health care assistants. It enables the clinician to immediately identify potentially life-threatening arrhythmia's. We also deliver a: Developing ECG Recognition Course for those who already possess the basic skills. *Please Note: This course is for Health Care Professionals, please contact us if you are interested in this course but are not an Ambulance clinician or registered Practitioner.

This course runs regularly at our Chester training centre. Please contact us for more details: 01829 732615


  • Introduction, registration & domestics
  • Cardiac anatomy
  • Coronary circulation
  • The hearts electrical system
  • Using ECG in patient monitoring
  • Lead placements for 3/4 lead & 12 lead ECG
  • Acquisition methodology
  • The 3-lead rhythm strip
  • Common arrhythmia’s seen on 3-lead
  • Understanding the 12 lead ECG
  • Heart blocks
  • Atrial arrhythmia’s (SVT, AF, Atrial Flutter)
  • Cardiac arrest rhythms
  • ST elevation & Acute Coronary Systems
  • Evaluation

Course dates

6th - 8th March 2018

Course enquiry booking form

If you are interested on booking on this course please fill in this form and we will try and get back to you as soon as possible.