Six Second ECG® Essentials

ECG interpretation is central to acute care, emergency care, critical care and high acuity settings. Become adept with a simple, powerful 3 step method to quickly identify and interpret ECG rhythms.

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Pre-Requisites: NONE

Six Second ECG® Essentials


Certified and proven 3-Step rhythm interpretation method


Effectively understand and interpret ECG rhythms when it counts most


Grow vibrant, breakthrough skills using the Six Second ECG® Method

ECG For Real Life

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

What you'll learn

3-Step Method

Certified and proven 3-Step rhythm interpretation method


Learn to identify rhythms right on the screen


Understand the ‘why” instead of just memorizing answers


Deepen your understanding of heart physiology and connect it to the rhythms


Scenarios and examples customized to fit you and your role


Simple, flexible learning models that you can build on

What you'll receive


The Six Second ECG: A Practical Guide to Basic and 12 Lead ECG Interpretation –  (included with tuition)

Completion Card

ECG Course Completion Card

ECG Card

3-Step Method Card


Access to free quizzes with annotated answer keys within our Library

ECG 360

For an additional learning opportunity, try our online ECG 360 Simulator

SkillStat Guarantee

You are welcome to repeat the same course for FREE within a YEAR of your original course completion date!

"The part that resonated with me was being able to quickly recognize various rhythms and that the process always starts with evaluating your patient. It's really easy to focus on the heart monitor and not the patient so beginning with that as the first set of the process really helps." - Marcel (Sep 2021)

Six Second ECG Essentials

"Stimulating topics as well mostly because it was so practical. Walking through real scenarios helps in decision making in real life. Revisiting the pharmacodynamics of the medications we use is very helpful because it translates to real life usage." - Jason (June 2021)


"clear, direct approach to teaching. entertaining and educational. open conversation with real life anecdotes was v. helpful" - Eleanor (Mar 2021)


"This course took a seemingly complex subject and made it understandable. This course advanced my knowledge tremendously. The book was also excellent. It was a great review tool for me. I leave more confident in my ECG knowledge." - Darren

SSECG - Essentials

"The entire course was relevant to our non-hospital surgery center. Excellent content & instruction. Practical & thorough." - A. Denton


"It was more fun/engaging that I thought!" - Taryn


"I am able to confidently identify and interpret ECG strips. I am able to think more critically than before with the 6 Second ECG mastery class." - Titi

SSECG - Mastery

Did anything surprise you in the Six Second ECG Mastery course? "How quickly that proper ECG interpretation can be taught and how it can be done in 3 Steps. I thought the course was perfect length and was nicely spread between 3 days. I am very motivated + positive moving forward with ECG monitoring. I feel not only capable in ECGs but a better nurse." - Hayley

SSECG - Mastery

"Group discussions were great and interesting. Accurate diagnosis leads to proper management. It helped differentiating between serious and less serious arrhythmias. It helped me be systematic & think in a step-wise manner." - Sheirin


"Exceptional + practical approach. Instructor was fantastic." - Naida


Available learning options

Live Online

Interactive and dynamic sessions via Zoom. Learn better from the comfort of your own home.

In Class

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

ECG 360

Learn and practice whenever and wherever via our interactive web app - desktop and mobile.

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Six Second ECG® Essentials

ECG 360
January 4, 2022
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
February 1, 2022
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
March 15, 2022
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
April 12, 2022
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
May 17, 2022
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
May 31, 2022
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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