Learn how to interpret a 12-lead electrocardiogram used to evaluate the human heart, taught by a heart surgery nurse practitioner and doctor of nursing practice! This two hour course will start at the most basic concept and build on your knowledge until you are able to practice along and make this seemingly complex process into a simple decision during simulated EKGs showing real myocardial infarction (heart attacks).
Learn how to determine your axis
Understand thoroughly the electrical system of the heart
Learn correct lead placement
Identify points of clinical relevance on EKGs
Identify key patterns of injury during myocardial infarction.
Recognize common changes of electrolyte derangement.
Correlate areas of injury and likely blood vessel involvement based on EKGs.
Dr. John Russell
DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA
Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA is the owner and founder of Skills On Point®, LLC as well as a nurse practitioner/first assistant in cardiothoracic surgery at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, IL. As well as an instructor for the National Institute of First Assisting, INC (NIFA®), John teaches nurse practitioner students for Olivet Nazarene University for the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. 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.