Details and Registration

6h CPD

ECG - Cardiac Rhythm Recognition and 12 Lead ECG

Registered NurseRegistered MidwifeEnrolled Nurse


This course will simplify cardiac rhythm recognition so that you can quickly and easily identify rhythm changes (why they occur, their clinical relevance and how to manage them), You will then be guided through the process of performing a systematic 12 Lead ECG interpretation to assist in identifying the patient having or had a myocardial infarction. It is ideally suited for all nurses in acute areas where routine monitoring and performing ECGs are conducted.

Program includes:

  • Principles of electrophysiology
  • Cardiac rhythm recognition
  • Normal and variations of normal
  • Atrial arrhythmias
  • Junctional arrhythmias
  • Ventricular arrhythmias
  • 12 Lead ECG interpretation
  • Understanding lead placement and groupings
  • Recognising ischaemic and infarction changes (old and new).

This course is suitable for registered nurses, enrolled nurses and midwives.

Course Facilitator
Mr Simon Plapp (RN, BHSc., Post Grad Dip (ICU), Dip Ed, M.Hlth Ethics) has extensive experience as an ICU Educator and simplifies complex topics in a thought provoking and entertaining manner, using clever analogies and interactive teaching strategies. He is currently working as an Education Consultant to various hospitals and is Vice President of the Australian Resuscitation Council (Vic Branch).

Please note: This course is currently scheduled to be delivered face to face at ANMF Victorian Branch, 535 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne.  Face to face delivery is subject to change dependent on the COVID-safe conditions and restrictions in place on the course delivery date. 

Member $200, Non-member $280, Job Rep $190

 Date Venue Sessions
 Fri, 27 May 2022 ANMF Melbourne Start Date: 27/05/2022 09:00:00 am
End Date: 27/05/2022 16:30:00 pm
Venue: ANMF Melbourne Presenter: Simon Plapp