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Introduction to Electrocardiogram

The purpose of this two day short learning programme will be to enhance the knowledge of registered nurses caring for patient with cardiovascular alteration in performing a 12 lead electrocardiogram

The short learning programme includes the following:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system
  • The conduction system
  • The normal wave forms of a ECG
  • Operational principles of the ECG machine
  • Performing an ECG
  • Measuring heart rate and intervals
  • Identification of arrhythmias
  • Derivation, causes, recognition, hemodynamic consequences and management of arrhythmias


Two day (08:00-16:00)


 R1000 per person per day (Refreshments and material included), however discounts would be considered for groups.

Who should attend?

Health care professionals, including enrolled nurses who is involved in performing and analyzing electrocardiogram.


Please send the registration form to Ms S.Koyo at or fax the application and proof of payment to 041-504 2616 marked attention for: Sichumile Koyo.

Should you have any questions please contact Prof Portia Jordan Tel: 041 504 4501

Download the application form at the top right side of this page and fax it back to us.