The 12-Lead EKG is frequently ordered as part of the cardiovascular assessment of a patient. The purpose of this one-day course is to assist the registered nurse and other healthcare providers in understanding and interpreting the 12-Lead EKG and the changes often seen on it.
Prerequisite: Knowledge of Basic Dysrhythmias is required in order to attend this course.
The class participant will be able to:
Barbara Krumbach, MSN, RN, CNS, CPAN, CCRN
Registration & Continental Breakfast
Normal 12 lead EKG in the Adult, Axis Calculation
EKG Changes with Myocardial Injury, Ischemia and Infarction, Ventricular Aneurysm, Pericarditis
Changes with Ischemia, Injury, Infarction and Dysrhythmias associated with Myocardial Infarction
Lunch (On Your Own)
EKG Changes with Cardiac Enlargement
Drug and Electrolyte Influence on the EKG Practice
Putting It All Together