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ECG & Arrhythmia Interpretation Made Easy
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
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DVD Video - 4+ hours
6 hr 21 min
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
PESI HealthCare
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Choose correct electrode placement required for accurate 12-lead ECG acquisition.
  2. Assess normal and abnormal patterns on each lead of the 12-lead ECG.
  3. Determine cardiac axis using lead I and aVF.
  4. Analyze the 12-lead ECG features seen in atrial and ventricular hypertrophy.
  5. Specify the features of right bundle branch block from the features of left bundle branch block.
  6. Evaluate patterns of infarct, injury, and ischemia on the 12-lead.
  7. Utilize morphology in Lead V1 and V6 to differentiate ventricular tachycardia from SVT with aberrant conduction.
  8. Categorize high risk features for Torsades de Pointes and other cardiac arrhythmias.

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  • Systematic Approach
  • Correlating Cardiac Conduction with Waveforms
  • Layout of the 12-Lead, 15-Lead & Right-sided ECG
  • Positive & Negative Lead Placement
  • Cardiac Conduction System Clues

Determining Cardiac Axis

  • Quick Approach for Axis by Quadrant
  • Axis Practice Utilizing "Thumbs Technique"
  • Causes for Axis Deviation
  • Axis in Disease Diagnosis

Conduction Abnormalities

  • Right & Left BBB Morphology
  • Left Anterior Hemi-Block Criteria
  • Chamber Enlargement
  • Atrial Hypertrophy
  • Right- & Left-Ventricular Hypertrophy

Myocardial Injury and Ischemia

  • Patterns of Injury & Ischemia
  • ST Segment & T Wave Changes
  • Reciprocal Changes
  • Pathological Q waves
  • Specific Types of Myocardial Infarction
  • Subtle Clues

Complex Arrhythmia Interpretation

  • Mechanisms of Tachyarrhythmias
  • Evaluating Wide Complex Tachycardias
  • VT versus SVT with BBB Aberrancy

High Risk Features

  • QT abnormalities
  • The Brugada Syndrome
  • Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome

Putting It All Together

  • Emergency Interventions
  • Acute vs. Chronic Treatment Recommendations
  • Documentation of Findings


Cynthia L. Webner is an Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 35 years of critical care and cardiovascular experience from the bedside to hospital administration. She currently practices in the acute care setting managing hospitalized medical cardiology patients with a group of 17 cardiologists. Her practice extends to the cardiology office, where Cindy manages patients in the Advance Heart Failure Clinic. In addition to maintaining a part-time clinical practice, Cindy is a partner in two education and consulting businesses: Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates. Cindy is a past recipient of the Circle of Excellence award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She also maintains multiple certifications and speaks nationally on cardiovascular, critical care and leadership topics. Cindy is passionate about clinical practice and works hard to be the best she can be every day because the patients are counting on it.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cynthia Webner is a business partner for Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education. She has an employment relationship with Aultman Hospital CVC. Dr. Webner receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Cynthia Webner is a CCRN Ambassador for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
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