Center for Professional Development

12 Lead ECG Interpretation

A two-day course
12 contact hours

Course ID:12LECG

Offered on the Following Dates


Thurs. & Fri. - April 20-21, 2017

8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location TBA


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Description

This course is designed to enhance assessment skills of the practitioner who works with all types of adult critically-ill patients through analysis of a variety of challenging 12-Lead ECGs and case studies. With the numerous advances in the diagnosis and management of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and other related cardiac disorders, quick rhythm recognition on the 12-Lead ECG is essential for appropriate intervention.

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Objectives

  1. Describe the derivation of the standard 12 ECG leads, including electrode placement and polarity and views of the heart.
  2. Critically analyze PQRST complexes for any abnormalities of interval lengths, slurring, depression, elevation, inversion, notching and intrinsic deflection.
  3. Define electrical axis, determine mean electrical axis, and state the common causes of axis deviation (LAD, RAD, IAD).
  4. Describe ECG features of: ischemia, injury, infarction; chamber enlargement, bundle branch blocks, hemi blocks, pericarditis, and electrolyte and drug effects.
  5. Interpret 5 (five) 12-Lead ECGs and identify the pathological condition causing the abnormality.  

 

Location

To be Announced

Faculty

Barbara Schweiger Albanese, MSN, RN, CCRN, CLNC

 

Questions?

cpdn@rutgers.edu
973-972-6655

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