eCPD Tutorials

ECG Basics

£20.00 Ex VAT

Type:  eCPD Tutorial 
Start:  On-demand / Unlimited Lifetime Access
CPD:    50 minutes (UK), 1 point (AUS, NZ)
Level:  Introduction


Course Summary

Feeling tachycardic at the sight of an ECG wave?
This 50 minute eCPD tutorial leaves all the big words at the door to help you really understand what is happening when we look at an ECG waveform. Throughout the presentation you are encouraged to pause the recording, allowing yourself time to apply the knowledge and theory explained in the early parts of the presentation. This practical, self-paced learning method is almost certain to have you walking away feeling more confident in ECG interpretation.


  • Waveform physiology
  • Use and attachment of leads
  • Common arrhythmias and their causes

Course Tutor

Tawny Kershaw BSc (Hons), RVN, DipVNZS, AFHEA
Swift Veterinary Referrals

Course Length

The course is worth 50 minutes of CPD for UK delegates and 1 AVNAT point for Australian and New Zealand delegates

The course is provided with unlimited lifetime access for on-demand learning

Course Notes

Unfortunately, course notes are not available with this tutorial

Release date:  Nov 2023


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Tawny Kershaw BSc (Hons), RVN, DipVNZS, AFHEA
Swift Veterinary Referrals


Tawny graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2016 and has since gained several post graduate nursing qualifications including her certificate in exotic animal nursing care. Tawny has experience working in referral practice, exotics practice, and zoological settings. Tawny’s passions and interests include evidence based nursing care, anaesthesia, and nursing care of exotic and zoological species. Currently working in specialist referral practice, Tawny enjoys seeing an array of complex anaesthesia challenges.


Upon purchase, the tutorial will be immediately available to view from ‘My Courses’ (along with your course notes, if available). Every eCPD tutorial now comes with lifelong access, so you can view the tutorial as may times as you like, with no time limits!


If you make any personal notes during the tutorial using ‘take notes’, these will be saved, along with your certificate and CPD record for permanent access in ‘My Courses’.

CPD Hours

This online course is worth 50 minutes of CPD.


A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the course.  A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.


Australia and New Zealand 

The Australian Veterinary Nurse and Technician (AVNAT) Regulatory Council has allocated 1 AVNAT CPD point to this continuing education activity.


This course is also recognised by the New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association (NZVNA) as providing 1 CPD point.



This course has been listed as ‘Introduction’ level


All of our courses are aimed at veterinary nurses in general practice, but everyone who works in the veterinary profession is very welcome to attend, whether you are a clinical receptionist, veterinary surgeon, student nurse or have been a qualified nurse for over 20 years!


The courses are not formally assessed for skill level, so the following CPD levels are just a rough guide to help you decide if a course may be more or less suitable:


– maybe most suitable for qualified nurses in general practice approaching a new topic or looking for a refresher course

– maybe most suitable for qualified nurses in general practice along with referral / specialist nurses looking for a refresher course

– maybe most suitable for referral / specialist nurses and highly experienced qualified nurses in general practice


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