Classes and Events
Basic 12-Lead Electrocardiogram Class for Critical Care Nurses
This class is designed to increase the comfort and confidence of Sharp critical care nurses in interpreting 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECG), which record the heart's electrical activity. Course content will include information on the 12 leads, coronary circulation and patterns of ischemia, injury and infarction.
At the completion of this class, you will be able to:
- Identify indications of myocardial ischemia, injury and infarction
- Correlate 12-lead ECG alterations to affected coronary circulation
- Discuss appropriate nursing priorities for the patient experiencing acute ECG changes