Understanding the Standards on Provision of Electrocardiography Stress Testing (2019)

Sat, Sep 21, 2019 8:00 AM (GMT+8)
MOH Lecture Room, Level 1 16 College Road Singapore 169854

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UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARDS ON PROVISION OF
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY STRESS TESTING
A SHORT COURSE ON MEETING THE NEW REQUIREMENTS

SYNOPSIS​

The proposed Standards on Provision of Electrocardiography Stress Testing will require
minimal qualifications for a doctor to supervise a treadmill :
(i)  A specialist in Cardiology or Respiratory Medicine or Sports Medicine, having been
accredited by the Specialists Accreditation Board; or
(ii) A Family Physician with MMed (Family Medicine), having been accredited by the Family
Physicians Accreditation Board; or
(iii) Designated Medical Officer and above by the Department in all public hospitals; or
(iv) Any doctor who has completed a MOH‐approved course on meeting the EST Standards.
Completion of this course thereby fulfilling (clause iv) will help to fulfil this requirement if
the doctor does not fulfil the other criteria. This course is endorsed by the College of
Physicians, Chapter of Cardiologists, Singapore.



CURRICULUM 

1. PRE‐TEST MCQ 

2. SET UP AND INDICATION
  • Equipment
  • Staff Training ‐ Supervisor / Reporting
  • Indication
3. ECG CHANGES ON A STRESS TEST
  • Lead Specificity / Sensitivity and Timing
  • ST depression / Elevation
  • Non‐Specific ST‐T changes
4. CONDUCTING A STRESS TEST
  • Protocols and Duration of Test
  • Maximal Stress Definition
  • When to stop a test
5. CASE ILLUSTRATION

6. POST‐TEST MCQ

Understanding the Standards on Provision of Electrocardiography Stress Testing (2019)

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