10 Credits NHS YEARor NHS YEAR



Aims/Description: This module will start by exploring the theoretical principles underpinning the electrocardiogram and go on to develop the skills to identify abnormalities of the 12 lead ECG. The focus will be clinically important 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: Lisa Bell
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK