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Rhythm Recognition - 60090
Rhythm Recognition
Getting to the Heart of the Matter

60090 l 5.80 contact hrs
by Susan Manifold, RN, MS, NP
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Objectives:
This course has been approved for 4 hours by the Commission on Case Manager Certification for 2009, 1/15/10 through 12/31/10, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
 
The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with a step-by-step approach to rhythm analysis and interpretation to enhance their ability to recognize and interpret cardiac dysrhythmias. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the components of the cardiac conduction system, incorporating cardiac anatomy and physiology
  • Interpret and analyze ECG strips and determine rate, regularity and rhythm
  • Identify rhythms originating in the sinus node and atria, atrioventricular (AV) node and ventricles and discuss their significance and treatment
  • Recognize Type I, II and III AV blocks and discuss their significance and treatment
  • Identify potentially life-threatening rhythms and discuss initial interventions/approach to treatment
  • Understand the relationship between coronary blood flow, myocardial infarction and associated ECG findings

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/21/2017

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