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HO 161
Basic Arrhythmias


Credits: 1.7
Clock Hours per Quarter: 17

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:17


Description
Introduction to both normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms. A review of cardiac anatomy and physiology followed by general information regarding rhythm strips will be part of the class. The remainder of the course will focus on recognition of the common arrhythmias. Recommended: BIOL& 251 or BIOL& 211; or previous medical experience.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology.
  • Recognize normal cardiac rhythms.
  • Develop a systematic approach to interpret cardiac rhythm strips.
  • Develop recognition of the common cardiac arrhythmias.

  • Course Topics
  • Cardiac anatomy and physiology
  • Cardiac electroconduction system
  • Rhythm strip basics
  • Normal cardiac rhythms
  • Interpretation of three lead strips: the systematic approach
  • Common arrythmia recognition

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.