Basic EKG Review for Monitor Techs

Basic EKG Review for Monitor Techs

Course Expiration Date: 1/31/2023

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will teach the very basics of looking for lethal rhythms on rhythm strips.
Instructor: Jennifer Walker RN, MSN

Target Audience: monitor techs and unit secretaries and other interested healthcare providers who do not need an in-depth coverage of arrhythmias

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

Identify the various wave forms, segments, and intervals on an EKG.
Identify the normal EKG.
Identify normal sinus rhythm, sinus bradycardia, sinus tachycardia, and lethal ventricular arrhythmias.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Respiratory Care Practitioners:1.0 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

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Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

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