The ECG is a tool of remarkable clinical power; with practice, it can provide helpful and even vital information in a wide range of situations. ECGs can help diagnose myocardial infarction, identify a life-threatening arrhythmia, and identify cardiac side effects due to medications. In this course, you will learn about ECGs, why they are used, electrode placement and care, and the basic components of sinus rhythm.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: ECG Basics
Section 3: Conclusion
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN worked as a critical care nurse in an Intensive Care Unit of a community hospital and that experience provided significant training in caring for older adults. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college as she received her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as Subject Matter Expert and Content Writer for Relias. She is currently developing her medical writing skills through the University of California San Diego's medical writing program. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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