Learn: Rhythm Adult

American Heart Association Continuing Medical Education

For healthcare providers needing basic rhythm recognition skills, including those preparing for ACLS.  This course teaches basic rhythm understanding, the relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses, common arrhythmias, and to identify various adult arrhythmias.

Course Fee: $49.95

Your access code for Learn Rhythm Adult course with instructions will be emailed to you once you have registered.

Learn: Rhythm Adult is an online, self-directed course that introduces healthcare providers to normal cardiac rhythms and prepares them to recognize basic cardiac arrhythmias in clinical practice. Electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythm recognition is a key skill required to be successful in determining a patient’s condition and knowing which treatment algorithm to apply. This course allows healthcare providers to gain proficiency in ECG rhythm recognition in an effort to provide better treatment and improve patient outcomes.

Students have access to course material for 12 months after activating the course. No skills session is required for course completion; however, a certificate of completion is available to print.

This course covers:

  • Key changes in science, reflecting the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Basic rhythm understanding
  • Relationship between ECG strip and heart impulses
  • Identifying and distinguishing common arrhythmias

This course is for healthcare professionals who need basic rhythm recognition skills. This includes telemetry staff, and those preparing for ACLS, such as paramedics/EMTs, nurses, physicians, clinical pharmacists and respiratory therapists.

Participants receive a certificate of completion for this course.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physicians

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. **ACCME credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Nurses

The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 2.75 contact hours. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity. **ANCC credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Pharmacists

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Credit: 2.75 Contact Hour or 0.275 CEUs. Universal Program Number: 0256- 0000-15-752-H01-P **ACPE credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after thirty days.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 2.75 Advanced CEHs, activity number 15-AMHA-F3-0258. **CECBEMS credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

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