The objective of this program is designed to prepare students for positions as in critical care settings. Upon completion of this program the student should be able to:
- Identify basic normal EKG waveform morphology.
- Describe the normal physiology of cardiac conduction.
- Distinguish between basic dysrhythmias.
- Describe the distinguishing features and associated treatments for each basic dysrhythmias.
Admission Requirements for Basic Arrhythmia Recognition & Treatment: Interest in working in a cardiac monitored unit in the healthcare field. Must meet the PTHC minimum admission requirements as set forth in PTHC admission policies.
Price: $875.00 including materials and certification.
Program Completion Requirements: A minimum of 24 hours theory and 6 hours in skills lab. Must score a minimum average of 73% in theory on written test and a pass in clinical (skills/clinical are graded as pass or fail).
There is no California state examination for Basic Arrhythmia Recognition & Treatment. Certification is issued by PTHC.