The AHA’s Learn: Rhythm Pediatric has been updated to reflect science in the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Specifically, the definition of wide complex tachycardia
This self-directed, online course introduces healthcare providers to normal pediatric cardiac rhythms and prepares them to
recognize basic pediatric cardiac arrhythmias in clinical practice. The course features audio, animation, interactive activities and
No skills session is required to complete this course. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate of completion
and will be eligible to apply for continuing education credits.
Following are specifications for Learn: Rhythm Pediatric:
· Basic pediatric rhythm understanding
· Relationship between ECG strip and heart impulses
· Common arrhythmias
· Identifying and distinguishing various arrhythmias
· Two-part AHA exam
· Certificate of completion available to print upon successful completion
· Access to course content for 12 months following activation of course key
This course is designed for healthcare professionals needing basic pediatric rhythm recognition skills, telemetry staff, Neonatal and
Pediatric ICU personnel, ambulatory care personnel and those preparing for PALS.
Continuing Education Information:
Continuing Education Accreditation – Nurses
The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 2.50 contact hours.
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of
any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.
Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing
Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 2.00 Advanced CEHs, activity number 12-AMHAF3-0157.