10 Credits NHS YEAR

Pre-requisites: 120 credits at Level 1

Aims/Description: This module will start by exploring the theoretical principles underpinning the electrocardiogram and go on to develop the skills to identify abnormalities including arrhythmias, and the ECG in CHD. Criteria for the normal ECG will be considered and the application in a variety of settings explored. The module will be appropriate for any practitioner who wishes to develop their ability to use and interpret the ECG, in its various forms, in clinical practice.

Staff Contact: Derek Darling
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK