Online 12 Lead EKG interpretation

From the basic to the complicated, learn it all in an easy self-paced format

Take the opportunity to learn how to confidently interpret EKG's from nurse practitioners who do this skill daily! With 3.0 ANCC Approved Contact hours, this course covers all basic interpretation as well as a fair amount of the more complex diagnostic capabilities of the 12 Lead EKG.

You need no experience with 12 lead EKG to attend, but competence in interpretation of cardiac rhythms is a recommended prerequisite.

This online, self-paced course is a pre-recorded presentation to a large group of new graduate nurses and nurse practitioners, with a conversational focus on simple concepts and eventually more complicated concepts demystified. Learners are capable of applying their learning immediately to real patients.

Content covered includes:

  • Positioning of leads
  • Cardiac anatomy
  • Electrical Axis: Normal vs abnormal
  • Left Anterior Fascicular Block
  • Left Posterior Fascicular Block
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Myocardial Infarction types
  • Underlying vascular tendencies for overlying EKG findings
  • ST depressions, elevations, and q-wave abnormalities
  • Pattern recognition for acute MI
  • Inferior, Septal, Anterior, and Lateral MI
  • Reciprocal changes commonly seen
  • Dressler Syndrome/Pericarditis
  • Hyper/hypocalcemia
  • Hyper/hypokalemia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Long QT syndromes
  • Pre-excitation
  • Pulmonary Embolism/S1Q3T3
  • Other common diagnoses made from EKGs
  • Plenty more fun surprises

Skills on Point, LLC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).

Your Instructor

Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA
Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA

Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA is the owner and founder of Skills On Point®, LLC as well as a nurse practitioner/first assistant with practice experience in cardiothoracic surgery. As well as an instructor for the National Institute of First Assisting, INC (NIFA®), John teaches nurse practitioner students for Northern Illinois University and Rosalind Franklin University for CRNAs and FNPs. He loves simplifying complicated concepts into digestible portions and loves to use ridiculous analogies to make the most complicated concepts come to life for the learner.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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