ECG education for healthcare professionals

A sound understanding of electrophysiology and the ability to interpret an electrocardiogram is one of the basic necessities of cardiac care. The electrocardiogram is an essential diagnostic tool in many clinical environments including the hospital ward, emergency department and the general practitioner’s rooms, where making a rapid assessment of a cardiac tracing is critical. The ECG tutorials & exercises, authored by GenesisCare Chief Medical Officer – Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist Dr Daniel Cehic through e-medici’s Voltaire, is designed to help develop these skills.

The tutorials contain thirty chapters which guide the user through the essential and relevant information on electrophysiology of the heart. The normal and abnormal structures and functions are described, as are some of the management options.

Click here to start the ECG online tutorial

*Please note, not all tutorials feature pictures as they were developed in an older format, however despite the tutorial limitations, the content is generally useful.

More than 130 ECGs are available for a Healthcare professional to interpret. The user is invited to go through each ECG in a structured manner and is then provided with feedback as to the appropriateness of their selections, with information provided on the abnormalities identified.

Click here to start the ECG Self-assessment exercises

ECG educational presentations

GenesisCare’s extensive national network of sub-specialised cardiologists provide below ECG interpretation educational presentations. These are available to review at your own pace.

  1. ECGs in acute coronary syndromes

    Authored by GenesisCare SA cardiologist Dr Peter Sage

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  2. ECG made easy

    Authored by GenesisCare WA cardiologist Dr Randall Hendriks

    Download presentation part 1 and part 2

  3. The ECG and its clinical context: Syncope

    Authored by GenesisCare WA cardiologist Dr Pradyot Saklani

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  4. The ECG and its clinical context: Devices in heart failure

    Authored by GenesisCare WA cardiologist Dr Isabel Tan

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  5. The ECG and its clinical context: Palpitations

    Authored by GenesisCare WA cardiologist Dr Ben King

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More information

GenesisCare hopes that the education provides valuable clinical information and contributes to improving cardiovascular disease outcomes.

We encourage all healthcare professionals to self record for CPD points in the RACGP triennium for education undertaken

To find out about upcoming educational meetings in your state, please contact your local Referrer Engagement Manager

Queensland

Victoria

South Australia

Western Australia