2024 Basic Telemetry Competency and Certification of Course Completion

Course Description:

The Telemetry Basic Certification is designed to evaluate basic rhythm recognition and telemetry skills. 

  • 3.0 continuing education contact hours
  • 50 Questions
  • 85% successful completion score
  • Certificate of course completion
  • courses may be repeated at no additional cost

Goals and Objectives:

  • Provide core competency, education and evaluation regarding basic telemetry skills
  • Improve safety for patients assigned to telemetry monitoring
  • Promote education regarding basic telemetry interpretation
  • Provide basic knowledge of life threatening and ECG rhythm changes

Video demonstrations contained within the course include the following:

  • Basic rhythm recognition and systematic approach for identification
  • Identification of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia
  • Introduction to 12 Lead EKG placement
  • ST ischemia and elevation recognition
  • Identification of QRST changes
  • ST elevation and STEMI
  • AED use for defibrillation of ventricular fibrillation

Topics and Content:

  • PR Interval measurements
  • P wave identification
  • QRS measurement
  • Identification of basic cardiac rhythm
  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • AED use
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Pulseless electrical activity
  • Normal sinus rhythm
  • Sinus tachycardia
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Sinus bradycardia
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response
  • Junctional rhythm
  • Normal ECG
  • Myocardial injury pattern recognition
  • ST depression
  • ST elevation
  • Inferior MI identification
  • Anterior lateral MI identification

Registration Fee: $23.50

To register, click the link below.