ECG FOR REAL LIFE

We want to help you be more capable at that moment where you are dealing with a critical situation that doesn’t come up very often but is sure to come up.

Certified and Proven 3-Step Method Used by Nurses, Doctors, and Paramedics

• Offered in BC since 1993
• Taught in Universities and Hospitals
• Used in every Provincial and First Nations Health Authority in BC
• Thousands of students have said, ‘I get it now!’
• Safe learning environment

I think it’s an essential course for any nurse. These are definitely skills I will use in my new Grad position. Very engaging with stories to remember info. Constant check-ins for understanding. Lots of practice.” – Nicole (May 2018)

We deliver our Six Second ECG® courses in Vancouver and throughout BC!

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Essential ECG courses that grow vibrant, breakthrough skills using the Six Second ECG® Method:

  • 3-Step rhythm identification method
  • Learn to identify rhythms right on the screen
  • Deepen your understanding of heart physiology and connect it to the rhythms
  • Understand the ‘why” instead of just memorizing answers
  • Scenarios and examples customized to fit you and your role
  • Simple, flexible learning models that you can build on
  • What you get
    • The Six Second ECG: A Practical Guide to Basic and 12 Lead ECG Interpretation – shipped to you expedited within 1 business day of registration (included with tuition)
    • Calipers
    • ECG Course Completion Card
    • 3-Step Method Card

 

Here are a few helpful documents (pdf downloads) you can access now from our Library

 

For an additional learning opportunity, try our online ECG Simulator

The SkillStat Guarantee: If you leave any of our courses feeling like you want to reinforce your knowledge further, for any reason, we welcome to you repeat the same course for free within 2 months of your original course completion date!

Compare Our ECG Courses

Choose the SkillStat ECG course  that is best for you.
Essentials (Intensive) – Mastery – 12 Lead & ACS – 12 Lead Advanced

  • What students are saying

    The why, not the memorization. Well put together.” – Kaitlyn (July 2018)

    -ACLS Provider Participant, Prince George

Our ECG Courses

  • COURSES IN TERRACE

    Come and join your colleagues for a worthwhile learning experience in emergency care. For the past five years SkillStat has offered a host of emergency courses in Terrace. We now... Learn More
  • COURSES ON VANCOUVER ISLAND

    Live or work on Vancouver Island? Want to stay compliant or increase your knowledge and skills? Come and join your colleagues for a worthwhile learning experience in emergency care. For the... Learn More
  • SIX SECOND ECG® ESSENTIALS

    This 8 hour introductory course in ECG interpretation is for health care providers who want a practical and reliable 3-step method to quickly identify ECG rhythms while mapping possible impacts to... Learn More
  • SIX SECOND ECG® MASTERY

    This 3-day course is our most comprehensive ECG training, and the only course that comes with a formal evaluation. You’ll understand why dysrhythmias are initiated, master our simple 3-step method... Learn More
  • 12 LEAD ECG & ACS

    Once you have a solid grounding in single lead ECG interpretation, you’re ready for this 1-day course.  We'll dive into 12-, 15-, and 18-lead views in the context of acute... Learn More
  • 12 LEAD ECG Advanced

    Take your 12-lead skills to the next level. Hone your ability to interpret a diverse range of disease conditions beyond acute coronary syndromes. Recognize signs of electrolyte imbalances, congenital heart... Learn More

Who needs to be able to understand ECGs?

ECG is the single, most important entrance skill to critical and high acuity care. As a health care provider, having a baseline of ECG knowledge is essential.

Who needs to understand 12-lead ECGs?

A 12-lead ECG provides a deeper view of the heart, allowing for rapid diagnosis, directions in treatment and clues to countless disease states.

It’s not as hard as you might think. If you’ve taken our Six Second ECG® Essentials or Mastery Courses, you can become skilled in 12-lead interpretation in a day!

ECG Identification or Interpretation? What’s the difference?

Naming a rhythm is one thing. Understanding it well enough to take action is quite another. True ECG interpretation maps physical assessment and health history with ECG findings to form a dynamic clinical impression. This allows you to jump into action when the patient needs you most. Identifying a rhythm – naming a rhythm, measuring intervals and heart rate— has limited value if the significance of the rhythm is not understood. In our courses, you’ll get both.

What do I get when I complete an ECG course with SkillStat?

You will receive a SkillStat successful completion card for any ECG course that you complete. For the Six Second ECG® Mastery Course, if you achieve a score of 80% or higher, you get a certificate that includes the criteria you have met. ECG Mastery is the only ECG course that has a formal evaluation.

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  Six Second ECG Intensive Six Second ECG Mastery 12 Lead ECG & ACS 12 Lead Advanced
Prerequisite

None

None

Any Six Second ECG Course

12 Lead ECG & ACS

Time Frame

8 hours (1-day Course or 2 evenings)

20 hours 3-day Course

8 hours 1-day Course

8 hours 1-day Course

Tuition

$275

$675

$275

$275

Completion Card
Exam and Certification
SkillStat 2U-able
Reference materials included
Dynamic ECG rhythm interpretation
Static ECG rhythm interpretation
Clinical Impact Mapping
Acute Coronary Syndromes Overview
Acute Coronary Syndromes In-Depth
ST Segment & T Wave Differential
Identify Bundle Branch Blocks
15 | 18 Lead View Mapping
Electrical Axis
R Wave Progression
Left Bundle Branch Blocks with ACS
Atypical Findings
Acute Non-Ischemic Disease Conditions
Special Cases

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