You are experienced with interpreting the ECG rhythm the patient is displaying on the monitor, but how do you interpret the full 12-lead ECG? This rapidly moving course will explore 12-lead ECG interpretation beyond basic cardiac ECG rhythms. We will explore the advanced ECG concepts of bundle branch blocks, chamber enlargement, axis deviation, and ST-segment elevation, ST-segment depression and T-wave inversions and their relationship to STEMI and NSTEMI MI’s. You will gain greater understanding of this valuable tool and use practical systematic steps for analyzing a 12-lead ECG. This interactive course includes lecture, group participation, and skill acquisition exercises. Competency of basic cardiac ECG rhythm knowledge and identification is a mandatory prerequisite to this course.
Who Should Attend? Registered Nurses practicing in acute care environments (PCU/ICU/CCU/ED), Advanced Practice Nurses in all areas with basic ECG experience, telemetry/ECG technicians, emergency department technicians, and other Health Sciences Professionals wishing to perform advanced 12-lead ECG interpretation.
Contact Hours: 6.75
Speaker: Susan E. Thornton, MN, RN
“I feel more confident with measuring than I did prior to coming today.”
“I really appreciated your approach and demeanor. I felt relaxed and was able to learn. I really appreciated the practice time because it made me really think on my own and helped solidify my learning.”
“Susan was a great presenter and I enjoyed her teaching style. She explained ideas and topics well and made sure we were comfortable with what we were doing before moving on.”
Registration includes: Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, all day coffee, tea, water, a light breakfast and snacks. All supplies are included. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.
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