Cardiac Arrhythmias: Analysis, Interpretation & Management

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Distance learning, Cambridge

Module code: MOD001579

Module level: 6

Module credits: 15 credits

Duration
Face to face classes - 4 study days
Distance learning - 6 weeks of activities

Overview

Recognise cardiac arrhythmias and what they mean, and why immediate and effective treatment is essential. Learn how to prevent harm to the patient. Explore different cardiac arrhythmias, and how to perform and interpret them using electrocardiograms. Understand the investigations and strategies used to diagnose and manage cardiac arrhythmias.

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Full description

Who should attend?

You’ll have at least 6 months of current, post-registration experience as a nurse or other healthcare practitioner. You’ll work in an area such as coronary care unit, cardiac (medical and surgical) ward, investigational unit, catheter lab or critical care area.

The module is also useful for other health professionals, working in non-cardiac areas, who would benefit from an insight into the care of patients with cardiac arrhythmias.

Dates

Face-to-face classes, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chelmsford: 27 September 2016; 4, 11 & 18 October 2016
Cambridge: 29 September 2016; 6, 13 & 20 October 2016

Distance learning classes
Study begins the week commencing 26 September 2016

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff.With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
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Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Distance learning
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Study at a time that suits you, using our Virtual Learning Environment.

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Cambridge
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Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

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For more information about fees, please enquire with our CPD Admissions Team. Call 01245 686868 or email admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk.

If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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Mary Edmonds

01223 695502

mary.edmonds@anglia.ac.uk

CPD admissions team

01245 68 68 68

admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

You’ll have at least 6 months of current, post-registration experience as a nurse or other healthcare practitioner. You’ll work in an area such as coronary care unit, cardiac (medical and surgical) ward, investigational unit, catheter lab or critical care area.

The module is also useful for other health professionals, working in non-cardiac areas, who would benefit from an insight into the care of patients with cardiac arrhythmias.

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