Aimed at cardiac professionals to develop their Exercise Tolerance Testing (ETT) skills. A knowledge of ECG reading is needed to gain the optimal benefit from this course.
"Excellent day suitable for those with both a basic knowledge and those wishing to have a refresher!"
"Encouraging, friendly environment for learning."
Past course delegates
Review of the 12 lead ECG
Indications and contraindications for exercise testing
Cardiovascular responses to exercise
Review of exercise protocols
Pre-exercise 12-Lead ECG case studies
Complications of stress ECG
The 'normal' ECG response
Abnormal ECG response
Disturbance of conduction and rhythm
Blood pressure measurements
Post Myocardial Infarction
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA ) and Coronary Artery
Bypass Graph (CABG) assessment testing
False Positive & False Negative tests
Understand the implications and relevance of exercise testing and coronary artery disease
Interpret the clinical findings of a positive stress ECG