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12-Lead EKG

12-Lead EKG

12-Lead EKG Course

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This course is designed to introduce RNs at WPH to the basics of 12-lead EKG analysis using the Laerdal EKG Task Trainer

Learning Objectives

  • Instruct staff on how to properly perform an EKG
  • Understand the interpretation of cardiac abnormalities on an EKG
     

Expected Outcomes

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Decrease the amount of time of physician notification by the RN, resulting in quicker treatment, when a critical abnormality (AMI) is noted.
  • Demonstrate a reduction in the occurrence of improperly performed EKGs
     

Audience

  • Staff Nurses