For healthcare providers needing basic rhythm recognition skills, including those preparing for ACLS. This course is strongly recommended for successful completion of ACLS course.
Course Length: Approximately 4.5 hours
This course teaches:
- Basic rhythm understanding
- The relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses
- Common arrhythmias
- Identifying and distinguishing various arrhythmias
Continuing Education Information:
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses
The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 2.75 contact hours. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.
Continuing Education Accreditation – Pharmacists
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Credit: 2.75 Contact Hour or 0.275 CEUs. Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-12-659-H01-P.
Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 2.75 Advanced CEHs, activity number 12-AMHA-F3-0150.
**This course does not require skills testing
**This course is not compatible with Macintosh computers or operating systems.
California EMS Training Online Course Policy:
- NO REFUNDS on Online Courses
- Exchanges from an online course to a physical in-class course is only allowed if the keycode has not been sent to the student
- For Technical Support, contact AHA @ (888) 242-8883 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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