Basic ECG Interpretation Part I

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Target Audience

RNs, LPNs, cardio-vascular monitor techs, and other healthcare professionals with VERY LIMITED OR NO experience in ECG rhythm interpretation who wish to master the skill of the very basics of ECG interpretation

Description

This program is being offered in cooperation with UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

This ECG Interpretation Part I is designed to improve interpretation of EKG rhythms. A systematic approach will be utilized to identify waveforms, measurements of intervals, and calculation of heart rate. This 3-hour workshop will focus on sinus rhythms, atrial arrhythmias, heart blocks, and pacemakers. This also details the nursing responsibilities and first line treatments for common dysrhythmias.

Speaker:
Tracy Elizabeth Vernon-Platt, DNP, ANP-BC, RN
Lead Faculty, AGPCNP Program, Adult Health, UNC Chapel Hill, School of Nursing

CE Information:
3.0 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded.

Learning Outcome:
This program will enhance the basic knowledge of ECG interpretation.

Register now for the continuation of this course:
Basic ECG Interpretation Part II: April 29, 2021
Follow this link to register for Basic ECG Interpretation Part II

Basic ECG Interpretation Part II is designed to enhance the bedside nurse’s knowledge on ECG interpretations in order to promote positive patient outcomes. This 3-hour workshop will provide participants with content that focuses on ischemic changes on an ECG, ventricular arrhythmias, left and right bundle branch block, utilization of emergency drugs, and actions for the treatment of dysrhythmias.

Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page

Objectives

  • State the differences between electrical & mechanical activity within the heart
  • Describe electrodes and the critical importance of proper lead placement
  • State at least one method for calculating heart rate on an ECG strip
  • State the location and intrinsic rates for SA node, AV, junction, Bundle of His, and Purkinje fibers
  • Identify and measure the ECG waveform components (P wave, QRS complex, T wave, PR interval, QT interval, ST segment)
  • Identify a systematic approach to basic rhythm analysis
  • Recognize common ECG dysrhythmias

Sessions

Mar 18, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Tracy E Vernon-Platt, MSN, ANP-BC
Date(s)
Mar 18, 2021
Time
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
0.30 - CEU
3.00 - Contact Hours
3.00 - Nursing Contact Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Mar 18, 2021
Time
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
$50.00
Pre-Registration before March 4, 2021
Credits
0.30
CEU
3.00
Contact Hours
3.00
Nursing Contact Hours