This course is designed to provide the nurse with the comprehensive knowledge and skill required for accurate interpretation and management of cardiac dysrhythmias and evaluation of pacemaker functioning. Objectives build on entry-to-practice knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the heart, thorax and lungs, and peripheral vascular system. An introduction of concepts related to emergency management of Acute Coronary Syndromes and decompensated heart failure are provided. To successfully meet all course learning objectives, students will be required to engage in both independent and collaborative group learning activities on a consistent basis.
Courses may not be offered each semester. To verify whether this course is being offered this semester and the fees, please contact the Registrar's Office at 416-675-5000 or check the website http://humber.ca/search/ce/courses.html for further information.