12 Lead ECG Interpretation in Acute Coronary Syndrome with Case Studies from the Cardiac Catheterization Lab - One Day Workshop - (10.0 CE hours) 

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AM Session - Fundamentals of 12 Lead ECG Interpretation

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Recall sensitivity and specificity problems associated with the 12 Lead ECG
  • Recall patient evaluation techniques designed to overcome problems with ECG sensitivity and specificity
  • Recall conditions which cause abnormal heart sounds, and their correlating ECG abnormalities
  • Recall the two most common coronary arterial anatomic configurations
  • Recall critical cardiac structures supplied by each coronary artery
  • Identify proper lead placement for obtaining 12 and 18 Lead ECGs
  • Identify normal and abnormal ECG waveforms and intervals
  • Recall ECG traits and pathophysiology of Long QT syndromes
  • Indentify Bundle Branch and Fascicular Blocks
  • Recall common factors that alter the 12 Lead ECG
  • Identify Axis Deviation and Rotation Abnormalities on the 12 Lead ECG
  • Identify the four most common causes of Abnormal Axis Rotation on the ECG
  • Identify the presence of non-concealed Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome on the ECG
  • Identify Atrial and Ventricular Hypertrophy on the 12 Lead ECG

 PM Session - 12 Lead ECG Identification of Acute Coronary Syndrome 
Upon completion of this program, participant will be able to:
  • Recall conditions which comprise Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Describe the components of the Quadrad of ACS, and their relevance to maximizing diagnostic accuracy in patients with ACS
  • Recall Typical and Atypical Symptoms of ACS
  • Recall techniques to aid in the ECG Diagnosis of ACS in the presence of Right and Left Bundle Branch Block QRS Patterns
  • Identify 13 ECG Patterns associated with ACS
  • Identify the Infarct-Related Artery in 10 common classifications of ST Segment Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
  • Recall complications to be expected in 10 common classifications of STEMI
  • Recall diagnostic criteria for Non-STEMI and Unstable Angina 
  • Recall the etiology, pathophysiology and ECG abnormalities associated with Brugada Syndrome
  • Identify Patient Assessment and ECG characteristics associated with
    • Acute Pericarditis and Myocarditis
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Apical Ballooning Syndrome (Tako-Tsubo, "Broken Heart" Syndrome)
    • Coronary Artery Vasospasm (Prinzmetal's Angina)
    • Early Repolarization