Online Courses

Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias: Part 3 - Treatment & Pharmacologics

Price: $35.00 CE: 2.50
This course is accessible until 8/1/2022

This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider the knowledge of the types of pacemakers, possible malfunctions, their causes, and appropriate actions. In addition, this course will provide the fundamental skills to identify ECG strip representations of pacemaker malfunctions and pharmacologics in terms of antiarrhythmic drug classifications, use, dosage, guideline, and clinical impact.


AdventHealth University Division echelon is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANCC Provider Number P0348

echelon® is an approved CE provider by the Florida Board of Nursing.

AdventHealth University Division echelon is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE16352.

NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium.

ANCC Accredited Organization

This course reports to CE Broker

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe types of pacemakers and their functions.
  2. Identify possible pacemaker malfunctions, their causes and appropriate actions.
  3. Recognize ECG strip representations of pacemaker malfunctions.
  4. Identify common pharmacologics (and their class, if appropriate) used to manage dysrhythmias.
  5. Describe the appropriate use, treatment, guidelines and clinical impact for each drug.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Janet Celli, BSN, RN, PCCN

Janet obtained her BSN at Boston University and graduated in 1986. She has over thirty-four years of nursing experience which includes: cardiovascular intensive care, oncology surgical care, and cardiovascular progressive care. She is currently a manager in a cardiothoracic surgical step-down unit. She has been awarded Florida Hospital’s Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award and was a finalist for Nursing Spectrum Excellence Awards in Advancing and Leading the Profession. She has been a speaker for both local and national AACN conferences. She has also been a speaker for the National Association of Nurses in Business.

*Active ACLS instructor and BLS Instructor


This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Susan Whitney, MSN, RN, PCCN, MM, BME

Susan received her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education from the University of South Florida and completed her undergraduate nursing education from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Performance from Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Bowling Green State University. Susan works full time as an Assistant Nurse Manager for clinical staff development on a Cardiothoracic Surgical Step-Down Unit at AdventHealth Orlando. Susan has received the Florida Hospital Excellence in Mentoring Award, Patient Care Award, and was a Southeast Region finalist for Nursing Spectrum Excellence in Mentoring. With a love for education, Susan is prolific in ACLS, BLS, First Aid, EKG, Pacing, Sternotomy, and other programs. She has been a speaker at Orlando Education’s O.N.E. conference as well as several of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ National Teaching Institutes across the U.S.


This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

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Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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