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EKG Interpretation Lead II

Audience /Overview

Basic EKG II Interpretation is designed to provide healthcare professionals the ability to interpret basic EKGs (electrocardiograms) and recognize myocardial infarction (MI). Students will increase their confidence in interpretation and practice through this course.

The program is devoted to learning the basics of the electrical conduction system of the heart, wave forms, a normal sinus rhythm, sinus dysrhythmias, atrial dysrhythmias, junctional dysrhythmias, heart blocks and ventricular dysrhythmias. A variety of teaching techniques will be used including: lecture, practice interpreting rhythm strips, videos, and case studies.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to interpret EKG Lead II rhythm strips. This is a needed skill to care for monitored patients AND a great prerequisite for the ACLS class.

Course Content

  • Anatomy, Electrophysiology and Action Potential
  • Rate and Rhythm Recognition (SVT, Heart Blocks, WPW, Torsades, etc.)
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

Course Materials are provided in the course fee and distributed at the first class session.

Course Schedule

  • This class consists of two 9 hours days and one 4 hour evening class.
  • Once you click on the registration link it will direct you to select a specific course offering that will contain the dates and times of all sessions.

Cardiac Complex

Is this class for you?

 Who: EKG Interpretation
 Prerequisites: Must have a medical background.
 Awards: Certificate of Completion from Emergency Medical Training Services (EMTS) upon completion of written test.
 Cost: $325.00

Who is this for?

Healthcare providers wanting to take ACLS and those people with a medical background wanting to be a monitor tech or more involved in code management.

What's the format?

Classroom Setting (all comfortably seated in chairs) with Instructor.

Are there supplemental materials for the course?

Material will be provided during class.