EMS 242 - Electrocardiography 2
This course is part 2 of a 2-part course within a multi-part program in paramedic education. This course covers the knowledge, skill and behaviors required of a paramedic in electrocardiography. Cognitive and psychomotor domains are measured for competency by a combination of written exams and skill demonstration. The affective domain is measured for competency using published professional standards. Program graduates are eligible to take the Oregon/National.
Prerequisite: EMS 241 with grade of C- or better; P/NP not accepted. Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Paramedicine
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:
1. Understand the heart anatomy and physiology, conduction, and electrophysiology
2. Analyze, recognize, and determine electrocardiographic rhythms of the heart
3. Identify and form treatment plans based on electrocardiography
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