Electrocardiogram - Interpretation and application in clinical practice

By Multi Faculty   |   Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute
Learners enrolled: 5957
Electrocardiogram, a hallmark investigation even in modern days, has its utmost importance in day to day clinical practice. The knowledge about electrocardiogram is extensive ranging from the genesis and physiology behind it to the deviations. It is crucial to have an extensive knowledge of ECG for clinical practice and research and it requires deliberate practice and expertise. The knowledge of ECG is important to all medical, paramedical fraternity and research scholars, hence a learning module on the interpretation and application of ECG in clinical practice is the need of the hour. 
In this training module, we are going to walk you all through the basics of ECG, techniques on recording and also about the interpretation of ECG in many clinical scenarios with more practical illustrations. This could make reading and interpreting ECG facile and apprehensible. 

PREREQUISITES: Medical and Paramedical – Students & Faculty.

INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Health care centres and Hospitals; Medical, Dental, Paramedical colleges – National and International; Research centres – National and international
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Category :
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Medical
Credit Points : 1
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 25 Jul 2022
End Date : 19 Aug 2022
Enrollment Ends : 08 Aug 2022
Exam Date : 25 Sep 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1: Physiological principles – ECG basics
Week 2: Pathology
Week 3: General Medicine – Identifying dysarrythmias (With case scenarios)
Week 4: Cardiology – ECG application (With case scenarios)

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Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams:  25 September 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 3 assignments out of the total 4 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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