NURS 259 :: Basic ECG Interpretation for Health Care Providers
Spring 2014 @Kauai CC

Credit Hours:
Maureen Tabura
245-8249 (Ph)
245-8298 (Fax)
Instructional Mode:
Instructional Mode:
01/13/2014 - 05/07/2015
Schedule Notes:
There may be scheduled chat times throughout the semester.
Course Requirements:
Students must contact instructor upon registering
Course Prerequisites:
Concurrent enrollment in the Nursing program, licensed Registered Nurse or Emergency Medical Technician, or approval of instructor.
Course Description:
This course develops nursing theory related to the accurate interpretation of cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias on the 12 lead electrocardiogram (ECG). The focus is on the cardiac conduction system, electrophysiology, and a systematic approach to the interpretation and treatment of cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias.
EKG Plain and Simple 3rd edition, Ellis, Karen M., 2012, Pearson Education: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
Technical Requirements:
Computer with internet access to Laulima and
Additional Notes:
Students need to purchase ECG calipers for measuring and interpreting ECG rhythm strips. Book and calipers are available at Kauai Community College Bookstore (245-8273) or UH Bookstore (1-800-UHBOOKS) or check with your local campus bookstore.
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