ECG & Pharmacology

The adult ECG & Pharmacology Course addresses a key knowledge gap in electrocardiogram (ECG) and pharmacology, and focuses on specific ECG recognition skills and drug treatment knowledge.

The course is a pre-course option for ACLS students and other healthcare providers, or is also intended for ACLS students who complete ACLS pre-course self-assessment and find they need to improve their knowledge.

• Heart anatomy
• Basic electrophysiology
• Normal ECG measurements
• Basic arrhythmias

• Basic ACLS drugs and usage
• Drugs, doses and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies
• Integrating basic drug pharmacology into ACLS algorithms


Course length is 7 - 10 hours and is customized for the client over several days or concurrent weeks.