ECGs in a heartbeat! Understanding the basics of ECGs
This session aims to help students understand the basics of ECGs. For
newcomers it will be a good starting point for you to develop core
knowledge and confidence; and for more experienced students it is an
opportunity to review the basics.
We will discuss how to perform an ECG, and how to interpret ECG results.
By the end of the session the students should:
Understand how to perform a 12 lead ECG.
Understand what the different components of the ECG represent.
Have a systemic approach to interpreting ECGs and reporting their findings.