Interpreting and Applying the 12 Lead ECG in Clinical Settings

Uunderstand the major components of a 12-lead ECG

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Credits: 2.0 CE contact hours

Course Overview

Interpreting ECG results have become increasingly important in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. In this two-hour course, learn from Dr. Caroline Miller Reilly on how to interpret and apply the 12 Lead ECG in a clinical setting. At the completion of the course, learners will be able to understand the major components of a 12-lead ECG and how to interpret and apply this knowledge to patient care. The difference between VT, SVT, and aberrancy and criteria for LVH, fascicular and bundle branch blocks, and acute myocardial infarction will also be discussed. 

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 2.0 CE contact hours

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Learning Objectives

  1. Review the major components of the 12-lead ECG including the axis, p-wave, QRS complex, T wave, ST segment, and QT duration 
  2. Outline a systematic approach to 12-lead ECG interpretation and application to patient care utilizing case studies 
  3. Differentiate VT vs SVT and aberrancy 
  4. List the criteria for LVH, fascicular and bundle branch blocks, and acute myocardial infarction

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Faculty

  • Caroline Miller Reilly, PhD, RN, CFHN 
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) through the joint providership of PCNA. PCNA is accredited by AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.