Course Overview

Duration of the program: 2 working days

Number of participants: 15 (Minimum per group)

Language of Instruction: English (translators can be arranged to other languages)

Trainers: Remzi Karaoguz, Professor, MD,

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

This introductory course reviews the main features of electrocardiogram strips. A method for analyzing an electrocardiogram is presented. This method includes assessment of rhythm, calculating heart rate, observing P- wave forms, measurement of wave intervals and segments and the evaluation of other relevant waves. In addition, our drills allow physicians to practice electrocardiogram identification.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. To learn the basic points in electrocardiography
  2. Understanding of diagnostic role of 12-lead ECG, and ambulatory ECG monitoring
  3. Classification and definition of cardiac arrhythmias
  4. To refer patients for further evaluation and treatment in emergency condition
  5. Assessments of the pacemaker/implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients
  6. To find out in what condition the patient will be sent to the arrhythmia specialist

EDUCATIONAL TOOLS

  • Theoretical lecture
  • Skills lab
  • Interactive case discussion