NURS 259 : Basic ECG Interpretation for Health Care Providers



Class Hours

2 lecture


Concurrent enrollment in the Nursing program, licensed Registered Nurse, Emergency Medical Technician, or approval of instructor.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring


This course develops nursing theory related to the accurate interpretation of cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias on the 12 lead electrocardiogram (ECG). The focus is on the cardiac conduction system, electrophysiology, and a systematic approach to the interpretation and treatment of cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias.