Course Catalog » Nursing 225

Subject: Nursing
Course Number: 225
Course Title: Cardiac Rhythm: Theory & Analysis
Units: 2
School: Nursing
Department: Physiological Nursing

Course Description: This course will focus on cardiac electrophysiology in both normal and pathologic states and how these states alter the 12-lead ECG. The focus is on in-hospital monitoring with an emphasis on interpreting 12-lead ECGs. Content includes the physiologic mechanisms of arrhythmias, ischemia/infarction and cardiac abnormalities (i.e., QT prolongation, chamber enlargement). Research in the field of electrocardiology and its application to clinical practice will be discussed.
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Restrictions: none
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Online - Web-based course work, Student - Lecture, Student - Web-based course work

Instructor of Record: M. Pelter
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No