Information Package / Course Catalogue
Veterinary ECG
Course Code: VFZ521
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

Using by ECG, the interpretation of the electrical events and physiological and pathophysiological processes in the heart

Course Content

Normal ECG characteristics, ECG recording methods, vectorial analysis of ECG, cardiac arrhythmias and their interpretation with the ECG

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Hümeyra ÜNSAL
Learning Outcomes
1.To learn the working principles of electrocardiography machine
2.To be informed of basic principles of electrocardiography
3.To be informed about ECG stages in different animal species
4.To comprehend charateristics of deflections that occured in ECG recording paper
5.To be able to identify and interpret the ECG changes which become in heart diseases
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and history of the ECG
Week 1 - Practice
Some ECG devices and standardization
Week 2 - Theoretical
ECG uses in veterinary medicine
Week 2 - Practice
Electrodes
Week 3 - Theoretical
Nomenclature
Week 3 - Practice
Leads
Week 4 - Theoretical
Electrodes and leads
Week 4 - Practice
Prevention of artifacts in ECG
Week 5 - Theoretical
Sections of ECG that normally occuring
Week 5 - Practice
Merging to animal
Week 6 - Theoretical
Artifacts
Week 6 - Practice
ECG recording
Week 7 - Theoretical
Electrical axis of heart
Week 7 - Practice
ECG and its sections
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 8 - Practice
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
The effects of some factors on the ECG
Week 9 - Practice
Calculation of heart rate using by ECG
Week 10 - Theoretical
Arrhythmias and their appearances in ECG
Week 10 - Practice
Arrhythmias and their appearances in ECG
Week 11 - Theoretical
Extrasistol
Week 11 - Practice
Tachycardia and their appearances in ECG
Week 12 - Theoretical
Tachycardia and their appearances in ECG
Week 12 - Practice
Fibrilation
Week 13 - Theoretical
Fibrilation
Week 13 - Practice
Heart block types and ECG
Week 14 - Theoretical
Heart block types and ECG
Week 14 - Practice
Interpretation of ECG-I
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations
Week 15 - Practice
Interpretation of ECG -II
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz4%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141128
Lecture - Practice141242
Assignment42112
Term Project128230
Quiz42112
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination114115
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
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