Understanding Echocardiography (Kirklees)

When Apr 04, 2012 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Kirklees
Contact Name
Contact Phone 01709 369113
Attendees Any Health Care professionals who look after and manage COPD patients
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Broad aim of event:

This course aims to ensure that the individual practitioners realise that each test they perform is of equal importance and reflects the best effort (in terms of co-operation) that the client can achieve. It is just as important that the practitioner appreciates the need for calibration, quality control and cleaning. (without these results are unreliable and inaccurate), enabling the practitioner to recognise and correct faults in their own and colleagues techniques

This one day course following the Guidelines of the National Certificate of Competence in Electrocardiography, the "Gold Standard" set by the "The Society for Cardiological Science and Technology (SCST) which all practitioners of ECG's should be working towards, in the Primary and Secondary Care arena.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the use of ECG recording in the workplace
  • Be aware of the need to standardize procedures
  • Appreciate how disease can effect results
  • Have sufficient knowledge of the principles of measurement and physiology to be able to explain the test and the results to lay people correctly
  • Keep and maintain quality control records
  • Be competent and confident practitioners
  • Feel motivated to maintain the highest possible professional standards

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