This module provides rehabilitation therapists with an overview of electrocardiogram (ECG) used for diagnostics and monitoring. Learners will review the basics of how to interpret normal and abnormal ECG readings and the implications for treatment.
Section 1: ECG Interpretation for the Physical Therapist
Rebecca Kretchman holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from East Carolina University. She has primarily worked in acute care with individuals with cardiovascular, critical care, neurologic, orthopedic, pulmonary and general medical diagnoses. She also has clinical experience in inpatient rehab, outpatient orthopedic and vestibular rehab, and school-based pediatrics. She enjoys the dynamic acute care environment where she has the opportunity to work closely with medical staff and utilize clinical reasoning and interdisciplinary collaboration to facilitate recovery of those with acute illness. She also serves as a clinical instructor and enjoys mentoring students and participating in continuing education. Disclosure: Rebecca Kretchman, PT, DPT has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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