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Online Course : Pacemakers and Defibrillators

Pacemakers and Defibrillators: Implications for the Therapist

  Contact Hours : 3 Hours

  Price: $60.00

Course Description

This session emphasizes key considerations applicable to the therapist in effectively managing patients with permanent pacemakers and defibrillators. The course aims to educate the clinician on the basics of pacemakers and defibrillators. Each device will be presented with specific reference to its indications for use, the respective functions, as well as implications for the practicing therapist.

Course Objectives

  • Identify essential components of a normal EKG
  • Understand the basics of pacemaker function.
  • Discuss the indications for use of a cardiac pacemaker and implantable cardioverter- defibrillators (AICD).
  • Review clinical implications when managing patients with pacemakers and defibrillators

Course Topics

Topic Duration
Introduction 7 min
Normal Electrophysiology 41 min
Pacemakers and Clinical Implications 48 min
Electromagnetic Interference and Rate Responsiveness 45 min
Indications for Pacemakers and Temporary Pacemakers 46 min
Defibrillators and Clinical Implications 7 min

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Contact Info

Renietta Dias
PTS Program Director
743 Trago Creek Drive
Ballwin MO 63021

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