SupportGPT ™ module
Learning outcomes > resource
On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:
Perform an ECG independently > http://www.health.qld.gov.au/qhpolicy/docs/gdl/qh-gdl-387.pdf
Confidently read an ECG > http://en.ecgpedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
Identify common ECG abnormalities in General Practice > https://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2012/januaryfebruary/key-findings-on-ecgs/
Understand the role of ambulatory ECG monitoring in the investigation of heart disease > http://www.racgp.org.au/download/documents/AFP/2011/August/201108mclellan.pdf
Points to consider:
What equipment and resources do you have in your practice to deal with acute changes on an ECG?
Which ECG abnormalities require non-urgent referral? Which require urgent referral?
When transferring someone to hospital, what sorts of things do you need to consider and organise?