This online D2L course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program, Cardiac Sciences Electrophysiology Technology Option or Cardiac Rhythm Device Technology Option. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits. Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low.
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Explain the more advanced normal function and algorithms of the DDD pacemaker and identify environmental conditions that could interfere with appropriate functions. (1.4e, p)
Describe pacemaker clinical follow-up procedures including threshold testing and concepts involved in device programming and list indications for remote patient follow-up. (1.4 f ,k & j &q)
Explain the intraoperative electrical evaluation of the implanted pacing system.(1.4 b & c)
Identify guidelines for pacemakers, ICD and CRT implantations and describe the indications. (1.4 a)
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