Guided survey and discussion of current literature on major topics in physiological nursing. Seminar/lecture with analysis and discussion of selected topics and readings. May have clinical component. Implications for nursing practice and healthcare emphasized.
Welcome to Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation! In this class you will learn about the anatomy of the cardiac conduction system, where arrhythmias originate in the heart, and how to interpret all of the basic cardiac arrhythmias from rhythm strips: sinus, atrial, junctional, ventricular rhythms; AV blocks; and single chamber pacemaker rhythms. We will also cover the basics of 12 Lead ECG interpretation including how leads record, which leads look where, how to calculate the QRS axis, recognition of right and left bundle branch block, and ECG diagnosis of myocardial ischemia, injury, and infarction.
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Power point slides with audio for each slide. Offered only via Moodle.
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