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Comprehensive EKG Seminar: Diagnostic skills for myocardial ischemia, infarction, arrhythmia interpretation and current treatment strategies 2018

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Title: Comprehensive EKG Seminar: Diagnostic skills for myocardial ischemia, infarction, arrhythmia interpretation and current treatment strategies 2018
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Dec, 10, 2018 to Dec, 10, 2018
Location: Seattle, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 900 to 1050 USD
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health and Northwest Anesthesia Seminars. The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Anesthesiology: CME credit will be sent directly to The American Board of Anesthesiology to fulfill the Part 2 requirement for the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®).

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: This program has been prior approved by the AANA for 8 CEC; AANA Code #1034980; Expiration date 12/10/18.

Nurse Practitioners: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept CME from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 8 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Registered Nurses: NWAS is an approved provider for the following state nursing boards: Arkansas State Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider Number 4833), District of Columbia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Florida Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Georgia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), and the South Carolina Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480). This program offers 8 contact hours.

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  • Nurses
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This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or are impacted by it.


Due to the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and standards of care regarding EKG monitoring by various professional organizations, physicians in many specialties (anesthesiology, emergency medicine, and critical care), advanced practice nurses, and other healthcare providers are being challenged to interpret the EKG as well as treat underlying conduction disturbances. This program is designed to update these practitioners with the latest information on this body of scientific information. This seminar offers 8 contact hours.


At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

Review the 12-lead EKG system, the normal morphology of the EKG waveforms, and options for lead placement.

Define the criteria for assessing evidence of myocardial ischemia, injury, and infarction, including the limitations of the EKG.

Review the classic placement of chest leads and limb leads as well as discuss legitimate variations available for EKG lead placement for surgical and postoperative patients.

Apply the criteria for the diagnosis of supraventricular arrhythmias (e.g., sinus bradycardia, atrial tachycardia, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation, and Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome).

Explain the treatment guidelines for supraventricular arrhythmias.

Apply the criteria for the diagnosis of first degree heart block, second degree heart block (Mobitz I & II), and third degree heart block with a junctional escape or ventricular escape rhythm.

Discuss the treatment of AV nodal and infranodal arrhythmias.

Apply the criteria for the diagnosis of ventricular arrhythmias (e.g., torsade de pointes, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation.

Discuss the recommended treatment for ventricular arrhythmias.

Diagnose faculty-presented EKG rhythm strips and 12 Lead EKGs, reviewing the criteria by which each was identified.

Clarify the material presented throughout the day through questions and answers and discuss participants’ concerns for application in their own clinical settings.


Mark A. Kossick, DNSc, CRNA, APN

Professor, School of Nursing

Anesthesia Simulation Education Coordinator

College of Health and Human Sciences

Western Carolina University

Asheville, North Carolina

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