Monitor Tech Certification


Course Introduction: Monitor Technicians Certification

Welcome to our specialized four-day program, offered entirely online, designed to provide comprehensive training in interpreting basic dysrhythmias. This course is tailored for ECG Monitor Technicians and other allied health professionals working in Emergency Departments, Critical Care Units, Post-Anesthesia Care Units, Operating Rooms, and Telemetry Units. However, we enthusiastically welcome individuals without a medical background who are keen to learn about this vital aspect of cardiac monitoring.

Our program delivers essential knowledge and practical skills needed for accurate dysrhythmia interpretation, ensuring you can confidently apply these skills in a variety of healthcare settings. The course structure is conducive to a broad range of learning styles and professional requirements, offering a dynamic and interactive online learning environment.

Key Features of the Course:

  1. Synchronous Online Learning: Engage in real-time instructor lead learning from anywhere, with all sessions conducted online. This format provides flexibility and accessibility, eliminating the need for in-person lectures.
  2. Inclusive to Non-Medical Participants: We have tailored the content to be accessible and understandable even for those without a prior medical background. This makes our course ideal for anyone interested in entering the healthcare field or expanding their existing knowledge.
  3. High Success Rate: We are proud to maintain a high course completion rate, reflecting the effectiveness of our teaching methods and course design.
  4. Opportunity for Remediation and Retesting: Understanding the challenges of mastering a new skill, we offer students the option to remediate and retest if necessary. This ensures that all participants have the best chance to succeed and fully grasp the course material.
  5. Certification and CEU Credits: Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a digital certification sent directly to their email. Additionally, this program is approved for 32 clock hours of Continuing Education Units (CEU), valuable for professional development

By the end of this program, you will have a solid foundation in dysrhythmia interpretation, a skill that is crucial in many healthcare settings. We are committed to providing you with the knowledge and support needed to excel in this field.

We look forward to welcoming you to our online learning community and guiding you on this educational journey.

Course Material: Soft copy will be sent via email.

CE Hours
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing ( Provider Number 17440), for 32 contact hours.

At the conclusion of the class, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe normal cardiac anatomy and flow of blood through the heart.
  • Identify the parts of the cardiac conduction system and their function.
  • Describe the origin and spread of the electrical impulse through the heart.
  • Identify the waves and intervals of the cardiac cycle and state their normal values.
  • State the 5 steps of rhythm interpretation.
  • Pacemakers (coding, normal function, loss of capture, loss of sensing).
  • State commonly used drugs and the correct dosage used to treat each of the above arrhythmias.
  • Illustrate proper electrode and lead wire placement for a 5 wire system and a 3 wire system to obtain lead V1 (or MCL1) and V6 (or MCL6).
  • Identify the following arrhythmias from a rhythm strip;
  • Sinus rhythm, Sinus bradycardia, Sinus tachycardia, Sinus arrhythmia, Sinus arrest, Sinus exit block.
  • Premature atrial complexes (PACs), Wandering atrial pacemaker (WAP), Multi focal atrial tachycardia (MAT), Atrial tachycardia, Atrial flutter, Atrial fibrillation, Supra ventricular tachycardia (SVT).
  • Junctional rhythm, Accelerated junctional rhythm, Junctional tachycardia, Premature ventricular complexes (PVCs), Idioventricular rhythm, Junctional tachycardia, Premature ventricular complexes (PVCs).
  • Idioventricular rhythm, Accelerated ventricular rhythm, Ventricular tachycardia (VT), Ventricular fibrillation (VF), First degree A V block, Second degree AV block (type I and type II), High grade AV block, Third degree AV block, Asystole , Right and left bundle branch block.

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