Basic ECG Course

Course ID: ECG
6 contact hours

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Online via WebEx

Registration & Fees

  • $200 General Registration or
  • $170 for Rutgers School of Nursing Faculty, Students, Preceptors and Alumni (Legacy UMDNJ) 
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This course is designed for registered professional nurses and other healthcare professionals who work in settings that require cardiac telemetry.  The course consists of a step-by-step approach to rhythm analysis and interpretation. You will learn basic electrocardiography, normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms, clinical symptoms and treatment modalities.

A certificate of completion is provided at the end of the course.

Upon completion of this program the student should be able to:

  • Interpret and analyze ECG strips and determine rate, regularity and rhythm
  • Describe the normal physiology of cardiac conduction
  • Distinguish between basic dysrhythmias
  • Describe the features and associated treatments for each basic dysrhythmias


Barbara Schweiger Albanese, MSN, RN, CLNC

Penny Smith, MSN, RN, CCRN
Nancy Hill MSN, RN, CMSRN, CCM

Planners and Speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose regarding this educational activity.

There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Joint Provider. Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.