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EKG Mastery Video Package
Package - Video
$299.95 USD
$269.99
Product Details
Format:
Package - Video   Instructions
Details:
DVD recording (13 hours, 50 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions
Authors:
KAREN M. MARZLIN, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN
CYNTHIA L. WEBNER, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
11/13/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT075730
Objectives
[+] [-] 075345 - EKG Mastery: Foundational Concepts: ECG
  1. Compare accuracy of lead placement to accuracy of ECG data.
  2. Identify the area of myocardium viewed by each lead on the 12 lead.
  3. Discuss sources of evidence to be applied to electrocardiography interpretation.
  4. Recognize normal patterns for each recorded lead.
  5. Apply knowledge about the 12 lead ECG to bedside cardiac monitoring.

[+] [-] 075350 - EKG Mastery: Cardiac Axis, Conduction Disturbances, and Chamber Enlargement
  1. Apply the "handy" method for rapid axis determination.
  2. Differentiate between right and left bundle branch block by the morphology in lead V1.
  3. Identify the criteria for diagnosis of left anterior hemiblock.
  4. Describe ST/T wave changes associated with right and left bundle branch blocks.
  5. Relate ECG findings of hypertrophy to potential clinical implications

[+] [-] 075355 - EKG Mastery: Detecting Injury and Ischemia
  1. Compare ST segment assessment criteria for limb leads and precordial leads when evaluating for ST elevation.
  2. Discuss criteria for differentiation between Non-STEMI and unstable angina.
  3. Differentiate between primary and reciprocal ST segment depression.
  4. Relate failure of expected ECG evolutionary changes after a STEMI to potential clinical implications.
  5. Identify areas of myocardial injury with coronary anatomy and associated risk for specific complications.

[+] [-] 075360 - EKG Mastery: EKG Variants and Myocardial Mimics
  1. Describe the characteristics of ST segment elevation associated with early repolarization.
  2. Differentiate pericarditis from myocardial infarction by ECG and clinical criteria.
  3. Identify 3 specific ECG findings that may be associated with pulmonary embolus.
  4. Discuss ECG and clinical implications of antiarrhythmic pharmacology and other medications affecting ventricular repolarization.
  5. Recognize and correlate electrolyte abnormalities with anticipated ECG findings.

[+] [-] 075365 - EKG Mastery: The Electrocardiogram in Rhythm Interpretation and Recognition of High Risk Arrhythmogenic Features
  1. Compare the ECG characteristics of the two most common forms of congenital long QT syndrome.
  2. Identify the ECG pattern of Brugada syndrome.
  3. Differentiate Torsades de Pointes from polymorphic VT with normal QT.
  4. Describe ECG characteristics associated with the most common form of SVT.
  5. Utilize morphology criteria in leads V1 and V6 to distinguish between SVT conducted aberrantly from ventricular tachycardia.

Outline
[+] [-] 075345 - EKG Mastery: Foundational Concepts: ECG
  1. Principles of electrical recording
  2. The crucial importance of electrode placement
  3. The "anatomy" of each lead
  4. Identification of normal patterns
  5. Evidence based recommendations
  6. Systematic evaluation of the 12 lead
  7. Linking knowledge to the bedside monitor

[+] [-] 075350 - EKG Mastery: Cardiac Axis, Conduction Disturbances, and Chamber Enlargement
  1. Hexaxial reference system
    1. Practical and fun method for determining mean wave of depolarization
    2. Utilizing the axis wheel to calculate degree of axis
  2. Conduction disturbances within the His Purkinje system
    1. Right bundle branch block
    2. Left bundle branch block
    3. Left anterior hemiblock
    4. Left posterior hemiblock
  3. ST / T wave changes associated with bundle branch blocks
  4. Conduction disturbances within SA and AV node
  5. Atrial enlargement
  6. Ventricular enlargement
    1. Left ventricular hypertrophy
    2. Right ventricular hypertrophy

[+] [-] 075355 - EKG Mastery: Detecting Injury and Ischemia
  1. Overview of acute coronary syndrome
  2. Identification of patterns of injury and ischemia
  3. ECG changes during stress testing
  4. Three rules for advanced assessment of the 12 lead
  5. Reciprocal changes
  6. Evolution of myocardial infarction
  7. Complications specific to myocardial infarction by location
  8. Recording of posterior and right ventricular leads
  9. Case studies in recognition of injury and ischemia

[+] [-] 075360 - EKG Mastery: EKG Variants and Myocardial Mimics
  1. Variants
    1. Early repolarization
    2. Persistent T wave inversion
    3. Additional normal variants
  2. Mimics
    1. Pericarditis
    2. Pulmonary embolus
    3. Aortic dissection
    4. CNS disease
  3. Drug and electrolyte effects
    1. Digoxin
    2. Antiarrhythmics
    3. QT prolonging agents
    4. Potassium
    5. Calcium

[+] [-] 075365 - EKG Mastery: The Electrocardiogram in Rhythm Interpretation and Recognition of High Risk Arrhythmogenic Features
  1. Recognition of high risk features of sudden death
    1. Long QT
    2. Short QT
    3. Brugada Syndrome
    4. WPW
    5. Acquired Torsades de Pointes
  2. Utilizing the 12 lead ECG to aide in rhythm interpretation
    1. Supraventricular re-entrant tachycardias
    2. Ventricular arrhythmias
    3. Criteria for differentiating wide complex tachycardias

Author

KAREN M. MARZLIN, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN

Karen M. Marzlin practices as an Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist managing hospitalized medical cardiology patients. With over 28 years of cardiovascular and critical care experience, both at the bedside and administratively, Karen brings a broad depth of knowledge to her practice. In addition to her hospital practice, Karen also manages patients with advanced heart failure in the Heart Failure Clinic and is actively involved in systems and processes surrounding all aspects of heart failure care. In addition to maintaining a part-time clinical practice, Karen is a partner in two education and consulting businesses: Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates. In 2014, Karen was named with CNS of the Year by the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. Karen speaks nationally on a wide variety of cardiovascular, critical care, and leadership topics. Her presentations are energetic, engaging and empowering. Linking knowledge to practice to impact patient outcomes is the goal of every education program.

Speaker Disclosures:

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

Nonfinancial: Karen Marzlin is a CCRN Ambassador for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

CYNTHIA L. WEBNER, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN

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.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 075345 - EKG Mastery: Foundational Concepts: ECG
[+] [-] 075350 - EKG Mastery: Cardiac Axis, Conduction Disturbances, and Chamber Enlargement
[+] [-] 075355 - EKG Mastery: Detecting Injury and Ischemia
[+] [-] 075360 - EKG Mastery: EKG Variants and Myocardial Mimics
[+] [-] 075365 - EKG Mastery: The Electrocardiogram in Rhythm Interpretation and Recognition of High Risk Arrhythmogenic Features
Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurese