Facing Pacing: Emergent Pacing Essentials for Nurses!


This course will present emergent pacing in a way that is fun & easy to understand! Indications and strategies for emergent transcutaneous, transvenous and epicardial pacing will be discussed including troubleshooting and assessing thresholds. Upon completion of this course, I want you to feel comfortable in your abilities to handle any situation pertaining to emergent pacing!

Course Details

Course Format: eLearning/Self-directed course
Contact Hours: 2.5
Course Length: 155

This Course Focuses On

  • Indications for emergent pacing
  • Emergent pacing set-up for the bedside nurse
  • Transcutaneous, transvenous and epicardial pacing methods
  • Assessment of stimulation (energy) and sensitivity thresholds
  • Troubleshooting pacing issues

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the 3 types of emergent pacing options
  • Describe indications for emergent pacing
  • Describe optimal pacing modes for various rhythms
  • Analyze and troubleshoot issues with failure to pace, sense and capture of paced rhythms
  • Discuss assessment of stimulation and sensitivity thresholds

Additional Information

What's Included

  • 1 year unlimited 24/7 access to the online course
  • 2.5 contact hours
  • Downloadable PDF Study Guide
  • Printable CE Certificate


Nicole Kupchik Consulting, Inc. is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #16363. This program is approved for 2.5 contact hours

Course Refund Policy

Once the purchase for the course is made and accessed online, there are no refunds available.

Course Agenda

Course Introduction - 4:52 mins

Module 1: Pacing Indications, Terminology & BMG Codes - 24:22 mins

Module 2: Transcutaneous Pacing - 26:20 mins 

Module 3: Transvenous Pacing - 24:14 mins 

Module 4: Epicardial Pacing - 26:06 mins

Module 5: Assessing Stimulation & Sensitivity Thresholds - 24:27 mins

Module 6: Troubleshooting Pacing Issues - 18:13 mins

Module 7: Wrap-Up & Next Steps - 2:51 mins 

Here are what nurses are saying about Nicole and her teaching style:

"Nicole does a great job teaching in a way you can understand and keeps your attention."

"Great course! Kept us engaged as well for a long class. Great methods used to teach and remember course information."

"Your energy and passion to teach makes learning a breeze! Love how you break down complicated content and make it easy to remember."

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