This is a learning material about ventricular arrhythmias. It discusses in detail the various types of ventricular arrhythmias, their etiology. It also discusses ways and means of identifying and differentiating these arrhythmias. This resource will be very useful as a patient learning material.
Type of Material:
This learning resource is a presentation.
The information can be used to prepare patient handouts, as a self-learning tool, in the classroom, and also incorporated into lecture content.
The user will need a computer with Internet access and a web browser to view the information.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
After reviewing the resource, the user will be able to:
Discuss some of the types of ventricular arrhythmias
Describe the relationship between types of ventricular arrhythmias
Discuss the tests that are used to evaluate the arrhythmias
Describe what a person who feels light-headed and faints should do
Discuss the types of medications used to treat ventricular arrhythmias
Discuss the use of pacemakers and other devices for ventricular arrhythmias
Identify the kinds of doctors who treat ventricular arrhythmias
Target Student Population:
The target student populations includes the lay public, high school students, preprofessional health science students, and healthcare professionals.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
No prerequisite knowledge is required.
Discusses in very simple language the highly complex topic of ventricular arrhythmias
Is designed as a question and answer format (As FAQ).
Is easy to read and comprehend
The last update was November 2000. The resource has no directions and no stated learning objective.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
The learning resource:
Uses very simple language
Useful when preparing lessons
Can be used as a home-based tutorials
The learning resource would be improved it it:
Identifies learning objectives
Identifies prerequisite knowledge
Reinforces concepts progressively
Builds on prior concepts
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The learning resource:
Can be run on any device with a browser and internet connectivity
Is very simple to navigate
Uses FAQ (Frequently asked questions) concept to deliver the message
Clearly stated instructions would improve the learning resource.
Other Issues and Comments:
No other issues.
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