Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


12-lead ECG

This module is for nurses, paramedics and allied healthcare professionals working in acute and primary care who regularly work with patients requiring 12-lead ECGs

Module Information

Module Code

NH6134 (level 6) and NH7134 (level 7)


Cardiac anatomy, physiology. Principles of electrocardiography including axis calculation. Recognition and exploration of clinical significance of common findings on the 12-lead ECG including coronary heart disease and acute coronary syndromes, bundle branch blocks, fascicular blocks, pre-excitation syndrome and chamber enlargement.

Entry Requirements 

Applicants should be working in the UK as a healthcare professional for a minimum of 2 days per week, working in a clinical area with support available from a designated mentor.

Applicants at level 7 would normally possess a bachelor degree or equivalent or have evidence of the ability to study at postgraduate level


Oral assessment requiring analysis and interpretation of 3 ECGs.

Completion of 6 Skills in Practice

Module Leader


Module Dates 

2024-25 Semester 1  – Falmer Campus (Dates subject to change)

  • October 7, 14, 21
  • November 4, 11, 18, 25
  • December  2


If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact for specific information on the fee for this module

If you are taking this as a single module or part of the BSc / Grad Cert/ PG Cert Clinical Practice or BSc (Hons) Professional Practice course, the module fee is:

2024-25 £1170

Further Information

Please contact for further information about the module

This module can be taken as part of a course, including:

BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice (Cardiac Care) and (Acute Care) 

Graduate Certificate Clinical Practice (Cardiac Care) and (Acute Care) 

Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Practice (Cardiac Care) and (Acute Care)

MSc Health / MSc Health and Education / MSc Health and Management

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

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