Foundations of 12 Lead EKG Interpretation: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
The purpose of this activity is to provide a didactic and hands on application review on 12 Lead EKG Interpretation & Management Review for the Urgent & Primary Care Provider
Please watch the video. You will be required to complete the post-test, commitment to change, and credit attestation to receive CME credit. A post-test score of 80% will be required to claim credit. This activity will be accessible until 12/31/22.
·By the end of the event, participants will be able to:
Identify correct or incorrect lead placement by reading EKG
Develop a basic knowledge of 12 lead EKG function and operation
Apply this knowledge to basic tracing and interpretation
Distinguish between emergent and non-emergent tracings
Identify and diagnose rhythm disorders on EKG
Interpret signs of acute ischemia and ischemia mimics on EKG
Identify electrolyte disturbances on EKG
Identify congenital abnormalities and syndromes on EKG
Develop appropriate patient management plan based on assessment and EKG findings: EMS vs follow-up
Walk in Clinic/Urgent Care Providers
Professional Practice Gap:
This course offers additional review and training in EKG interpretation, as well as further recommendations related to timeliness and transport decision-making for those practicing in the ambulatory clinic setting.
This course provides a refresher in the foundations of EKG mechanics and would also increase EKG interpretation ability. This is designed to better equip the provider to make appropriate decisions regarding management of cardiac-related patient presentations.
Original release date: 6/23/2022 Expiration date: 12/31/2022
This activity is sponsored by Parkview Health / Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation
Parkview Hospital adheres to ISMA/ACCME accreditation criteria and policies, including the Standards for Commercial Support, regarding industry support of continuing medical education. In order to resolve any identified conflicts of interest, disclosure information is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts. Disclosure of planners and commercial relationships by the planners are listed below: The following planning committee members have no relevant financial relationships to report within the last twelve months with any commercial interests relevant to the content of this CME activity: Kayla Doran NP-C. The following presenters have no relevant financial relationships to report within the last twelve months with any commercial interests relevant to the content of this CME Activity: Marie Hamrick RN. This educational activity is not supported by any educational grants or commercial support.