Inverted P’s? Flipped T’s? I Think I’m Having Chest Pain! A Beginner’s Guide to 12 Lead ECG Interpretation

This presentation will assist Critical Care Nurses, unfamiliar with the 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG), to develop a systematic approach to examining the 12-lead and identifying possible changes in cardiac function. [60 or 75 minutes]

Key Content

  • 12 lead ECG concepts: Limb, Chest, and Augmented leads
  • It’s All About Relationships: The “Cube” Concept
  • What the Heck am I Looking at?  - T-Wave Inversion, ST Segment Depression / Elevation, Q-waves, and R-Wave Progression
  • Case Studies: Review of 12-Lead ECGs