This course introduces the cardiovascular system, cardiovascular electrophysiology, and
electrocardiographic monitoring. The course further relates pathophysiology and assessment findings to the
formulation of field impressions and implementation of treatment plans for specific cardiovascular
conditions. Content areas include: cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, cardiovascular electrophysiology,
electrocardiographic monitoring, rhythm analysis, and prehospital 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring and
interpretation, assessment of the cardiovascular patient, pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and
techniques of management including appropriate pharmacologic agents and electrical therapy.