Heart Blocks

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About Course

Heart block is a condition where the heart beats more slowly or with an abnormal rhythm. It’s caused by a problem with the electrical pulses that control how your heart beats. On this page we talk about atrioventricular (AV) heart block.

What Will You Learn?

  • Diagnose first, second and third-degree atrioventricular (AV) block on the ECG
  • Discriminate between Mobitz type I and Mobitz type II second degree AV block on the ECG
  • Identify high grade and untypable AV block on the ECG
  • Distinguish between non-conducted premature atrial contractions and AV block on the ECG