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Facing Pacing: Emergent Pacing Essentials for Nurses!


About the Online Course
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!

What Nurses Are Saying About This Course!
Mind Blown
This course was SUPER helpful. The wall of sensitivity is more clear now. I’ve been a cardiac nurse for 9 years. I learned about the pacer box pacing / sensing light in this course. - T.L.

The course very easy to understand and remember. Gave us more confidence in assessing patient and emergency response.  Five STARS! - Lan M.

This is excellent info. Presents the info in a very easy to understand way with plenty of EKGs showing the different scenarios and how to troubleshoot. I've taken 2 other Nicole courses and they are all fantastic. - James M.

Course Details

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

What's Included

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

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


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

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

Course Refund Policy

Our policy is valid for a period of 30 calendar days from the date of the purchase. If the period of 30 days has lapsed since the purchase, we can't, unfortunately, offer you a refund. In addition, once the course has been accessed, there are no refunds available.

Course Expiration Time Zone

Access to the course expires 1 year after purchase, regardless of when the course is accessed. Please note, courses are set to expire at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on the expiry date.

For example, students in Pacific Standard Time (UTC 8 hrs ahead), will find their class expires at 4:00 PM PST.  Due to the major time difference, we have set all courses to expire on day 366 so you receive a full year of access plus a few bonus hours.

Extension Policy

All courses will be limited to a maximum of one extension. The one-time extension is valid for 6 months @ 40% of the full cost of the course. Extension requests must be received via email at [email protected].

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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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