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RN, CNS, LPN/LVN, NP, EMT/Paramedic, Tech
Rapid and accurate interpretation of rhythms and 12-Leads during cardiac emergencies ensures optimal interventions,
resulting in improved patient outcomes. This 1-day program will provide a concise and systematic approach to the
interpretation of the ECG that includes instruction as to which leads are best suited to reveal important interpretive clues, along with descriptions of the subtle and not-so-subtle morphologic clues seen in potentially life-threatening conditions. Several electrocardiographic tracings and scenarios are presented throughout the day that will provide opportunities for interaction and practice.
Program Learning Outcomes
This program prepares the learner to:
· Outline a systematic approach to the analysis and interpretation of rhythms and 12-Leads.
· Correlate lead selections with specific electrocardiographic abnormalities.
· Accurately interpret selected ECG rhythms and 12-Leads.
Contact Hours: 7
MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.
Dr. Klacman currently resides in Dallas-Ft. Worth. She is an assistant tenure-track professor at Texas Woman’s University-Dallas in the Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing, where she teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. She is the former system education specialist of critical care for Texas Health Resources, a large healthcare system across DFW. She is an experienced critical care nurse and practiced at the bedside for eight years prior to moving into education. She was the first person globally to implement the Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI)™ Program at an organization during her time as the American Heart Coordinator/Life Support educator. Her interests include best practices in resuscitation education, care of critically ill cardiac patients and basic/advanced ECG interpretation.
Dr. Klacman has been with MED-ED since 2016 and teaches a variety of cardiac and critical care courses. She has been a presenter at multiple local, state, national and international conferences. She has been a reviewer for AACN’s Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) modules related to pulmonary and cardiac disorders. Alex obtained her research doctorate in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), where she studied outcomes from the RQI Program. Her research interest focuses on CPR quality in morbidly obese patients. She currently works PRN in the CVICU at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-Dallas and is an acute care nurse practitioner student at UTA. She has been honored as a Great 100 Nurse of DFW and as a winner of the D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award.
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Charlotte, NC 28203
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