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Principles of Electrocardiography [PA 239] 1 credit (View All)
This course is an elementary introduction into electrocardiography.  Students will learn the basics of electrical impulses generated by the heart's electrical conduction system and the manifestation of these impulses on paper charts and ECG monitors.  Students will learn to identify conduction abnormalities, heart blocks, ischemic and infarction changes as generated on ECGs.  They will learn to calculate heart rates, axis deviations, and chamber hypertrophy.

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