ECG & Pharmacology

ECG & Pharmacology

This classroom-based, Facilitator-led course is designed to improve electrocardiogram (ECG) recognition skills and pharmacology knowledge for treating cardiovascular emergencies.

Course Content

  • Basic electrophysiology
  • Normal ECG measurements
  • Basic arrhythmias
  • Administration of appropriate drugs within the ACLS algorithms

Additional Information

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Additional course materials available for Instructors at AHA Instructor Network


Students MUST purchase book and bring to class!


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  • ECG & Pharmacology is a classroom-based, Facilitator-led course that includes two modules: ECG and Pharmacology, which may be offered together or separately. 

    ECG takes approximately 3.5 hours to complete; Pharmacology takes about 2.75 hours to complete. When combined, the estimated course length is 6.25 hours.


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A certificate of completion is provided upon successful completion of this course; this course does not offer an AHA course completion card.

Continuing Education (CE) expired for this course on December 13, 2017.