Dysrhythmia Interpretation Level I


January 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2011 

(4 Monday meetings)

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (1st meeting)

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Conf. Room G (1st meeting)


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This course is designed to provide the licensed health care professional with an integrated understanding of cardiac dysrhythmia interpretation and management.  The course requires significant home study and practice time on the part of the student and individual/group interaction during class time. 


Course Objectives:

  • Identify the parts of the cardiac conduction system and state their function
  • Accurately measure PR, QRS, and QT intervals
  • Demonstrate systematic evaluation of a rhythm strip
  • Identify the various dysrhythmias and their clinical significanc
  • Discuss possible treatment options based on clinical presentation and ECG pattern
  • Illustrate proper electrode placement for a 5-wire system


Course Coordinator and Speakers:

Charleen Strebel, RN, MHA

Shelley Algeo, RN




Registration is not complete until payment is received.


CHS Employees: Register through HealthStream


CHS Travelers: Register through HealthStream. Fee $100.


NON-CHS Employees: Fee: $200, check  payable to CHS Education Department

Complete registration form, and mail to:

     Education Department

     Cottage Health System

     PO Box 689

     Santa Barbara, CA  93102-9985