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Introduction to Electrocardiography for Allied Health Professionals

February 19, 2018 - April 21, 2018

8 week (asynchronous) course

Where: Online

Registration Fee: $595 per participant

Registration closes at 5:00pm EST on February 12, 2018

Join our 8-week online course designed for students and working professionals to gain advanced specialty qualifications in the field of Exercise Physiology. The course includes multiple modules that will cover:

  • electrophysiological and mechanical physiological processes underlying the ECG
  • understanding basic ECG wave forms
  • determination of rate, rhythm, intervals, voltage, and electrical axis
  • understanding the criteria for recognition of common ECG abnormalities such as hypertrophy, myocardial infarction and ischemia, arrhythmias, et cetera.

The course will take about 3-4 hours per week to complete the lessons in each weekly module, quizzes and the optional reading.

Recommended Optional Text: Thaler, Malcolm S. The Only EKG Book You will Ever Need. 8th Ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2015. Available in paperback and Kindle. ISBN-13: 978-1451193947

Units Awarded: 16 NASM CEUs, 1.6 AFAA CEUs

Who Should Attend?

  • Practitioners in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology
  • Graduate Students in Movement Sciences and Education programs (at Teachers College and other Graduate Schools)
  • Professionals employed in positions where the ability to read an ECG is a required skill.


Carol Ewing Garber
Director, Graduate Program in Applied Physiology

Shirit Chaia-Rivka Rosenberg
Assistant to Applied Physiology Program

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