Emergency ECG

Duration: 2 Days

01 – 02 September 2016

Bern, Switzerland

(Or at your institution by special arrangement!)

Certification Received

Universität Bern
University of Cape Town

Course Price

Price varies by location

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Renate Pfäffli

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COURSE OUTLINE

  • Basic principles of electrocardiography
  • The ‘PQRSTU’
  • The ECG in chest pain
  • Syncope and the ECG
  • The Dysrhythmic ECG
  • Metabolic abnormalities and the ECG
  • Toxicology and the ECG
  • Coronary artery anatomy
  • The art of infarct localisation
  • Advanced electrode placement
  • SVT vs VT
  • Heart blocks and extra beats
  • The ECG in PE
  • The Paediatric ECG
  • The approach to an ECG with a pacemaker
Who should attend?

This course is primarily aimed at doctors working in the emergency and critical care setting, both junior and senior.

Why should you attend?

Patient safety and outcome goals depend on clinicians being able to rapidly and accurately assess an ECG. This course will introduce the candidate to a systematic and practical approach to electrocardiographic interpretation through basic, complex and challenging ECG’s.

Overview

This Emergency ECG (EMECG) course will guide you through a practical and systematic approach to many ECG abnormalities encountered in the Emergency Centre.

Teaching points relevant to the clinical practice of Emergency Medicine will be emphasized with a focus on clinical application and interpretation in cardinal presentations such as acute coronary syndromes, dysrhythmias, syncope and toxicology.

You will also receive course notes from the course convenors.

CLINICAL DIRECTORS

Dr Jacques Malan

» Qualifications: MBChB (UP) Dip PEC (SA) FCEM (SA)
» Current Job: Consultant in Emergency Medicine
» Interest: Emergency Cardiology, Trauma and Emergency Ultrasound

Dr Kamil Vallabh

» Qualifications: MBBCh (Wits) FCEM (SA)
» Current Job: Consultant in Emergency Medicine
» Interest: Emergency Cardiology, Critical care and Emergency Ultrasound

Dr Sa’ad Lahri

» Qualifications: MBChB (UCT) FCEM (SA)
» Head of Emergency Medicine: Western Cape Government
» Current Job: Consultant in Emergency Medicine
» Interest: Emergency Cardiology, Critical Care and Emergency Ultrasound