Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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MEA0540 - Electrocardiography for the Medical Assistant (PSAV)

Credits/Clock Hours:
75 clock hours

Description:
This course provides an understanding of normal cardiac function, vital signs, relationship of ECG markings to normal function, responsibility to ensure that patient has been prepared mentally and physically, and that equipment is set up properly. A Medical Assistant must be able to recognize electrical interferences and make appropriate corrections or adjustments to obtain the most accurate electrocardiogram possible.

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