Course Syllabus
EKG Tentative Schedule of Topics, Lectures, Exams and Labs (PDF format)
EKG Answer Form #1
EKG Answer Form #2
12-Lead Answer Form
EKG Practice Web Sites
EKG Educational Resource Aids
EKG Pioneers, Heart Anatomy and Cardiac Cycle Aids
EKG Pioneers of Great Fame
Heart Anatomy Review
Blood Flow Through Pulmonary and Systemic Circuits
Cardiac Cycle Review
Here is a great tutorial of the cardiac cycle as it related to the EKG
Historical Article on Willem Einthoven: The First Electrocardiograph
Electrical Conduction Aids
Electrical Conduction System of Heart
Comparison of Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle Cells
Depolarization & Repolarization of a Ventricular Myocyte (Phases)
Dipole-Vectors
DELAY Mechanism at AV NODE during Depolarization
Visual of EKG with Depolarization and Repolarizaton
Einthoven’s Triangle and Augmented Leads (AVR, AVL, AVF)
Frontal Plane Electrical View of the Heart; View of Standard and Augmental Leads
Hexaxial Reference System
R Wave Transition in Precordial Leads and Picture of Precordial Leads as they View the Heart
EKG HR, Intervals, Segments, Waves & Complex, EKG Prep Aids
Triplets, R to R Heart Rate, and 6-Second Heart Rate Calculation Methods
6-Second Heart Rate Calculation Method: A Closer View
Where to START the counting (of large boxes) for an IRREGULAR rhythm
Time on EKG Graph Paper
Working the EKG Heart Rate Math Questions
Intervals, Segments, Waves & Complex
PRI and QRS; Tips on How to Measure
Interval and Segment IMPORTANT measurements
Six Step EKG Prep by Jason Siegler, Ph.D.: Class, we do not TEST on this until we complete in our EKG LAB!
Precordial Lead Placement
Mean QRS Assessment Aids
Typical EKG Printout: Where are the Limb and Precordial Leads Shown?
Mean QRS RANGE Classification
Mean QRS AXIS Determination Steps
Calibration of EKG Paper (voltage)
Rhythm Interpretation Aids: PACs, Nonconducted PACs, Atrial Fibrillation, Paroxysmal rhythms and more
Dr. Kravitz's EKG Rhythm Interpretation Checklist
12-Lead EKG Interpretation Tips from Jeffrey Janot, Ph.D.
Sinus Tachycardia with Partly Hidden P Waves
Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation
PAC and Nonconducted PAC
Paroxysmal rhythm interpretation explanation
ST Depression, ST Elevation, QT Corrected Technique Aids
Three Types of ST Depression and Tips How to Measure
ST Elevation
QT Corrected Measurement Technique and the Maximum Slope (or Tangent) Technique for QT Interval Measurement
Helpful Complex Rhythms Aids
Junctional Rhythms
PJC
AV Blocks (1st Degree, 2nd Degree Mobitz I, Mobitz II, 3rd Degree)
Tips on Identifying a 3rd Degree AV Block
Mobitz Twins
Sinus Block, Sinus Arrest and a Junctional Escape Rhythm
Interference, Loose Electrodes and Muscle Tremors on an EKG
Types of PVCs and PVC Patterning
Unifocal and Multifocal PVCs
Ventricular Rhythms
Right and Left Bundle Branch Blocks
Bundle Branch Block Criteria Simplified
Right and Left Atrial Enlargement
Right and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Atrial Enlargement and Ventricular Hypertrophy EKG Characteristics
Myocardial Ischemia, Injury and Infarct
Anterior, Inferior, Lateral, Posterior MI
SCHOLARLY QUESTIONS AND ANALYTICAL THINKING
Week 1 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 2 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 3 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 4 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 5 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 6 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 7 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 8: Review, REVIEW and Review and FALL Break
Week 9 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 10 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 11 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 12 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking: Also, Exam III practice interpretations
Week 13 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 14 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Week 15 Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
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