Course Syllabus
EKG Tentative Schedule of Topics, Lectures, Exams and Labs: PDF Download
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 and Self-Test
Cardiac Cycle Review and Wall Thickness of Heart
Historical Article on Willem Einthoven: The First Electrocardiograph: NOT for Exam, just to learn more about Einthoven
Electrical Conduction Aids
Electrical Conduction System of Heart (i.e., Cardiac Conduction System)
Comparison of Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle Cells: Not for Exam! Just for Comparison!
Depolarization & Repolarization of a Ventricular Myocyte (Phases)
DELAY Mechanism at AV NODE during Depolarization
QRS Labeling Practice
Visual of EKG with Depolarization and Repolarizaton
Bipolar Standard Limb Leads (Lead I, Lead II, Lead III)
Einthoven’s Triangle and Unipolar 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
Time on EKG Graph Paper
Triplets, and R wave to R wave Heart Rate Method (all called the R to R Method)
Understanding Cardiac Cycles on an EKG Rhythm Strip
6-Second Heart Rate Calculation Method: A Closer View
Where to START the counting (of large boxes) for an IRREGULAR rhythm
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!
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
Mean QRS Axis When Lead I or AVF is the Biphasic (close to Isoelectric) Lead
Calibration of EKG Paper (voltage)
EKG Interpretation Aids: Sinus Rhythms, Atrial Rhythms, PACs, Nonconducted PACs, Atrial Fibrillation, Paroxysmal rhythms and more
Dr. Kravitz's EKG Interpretation Checklist
Sinus Rhythms (NSR, Sinus Bradycardia, Sinus Tachycardia, Sinus Arrhythmia)
Sinus Tachycardia with Partially Hidden P Waves
Wandering Atrial Pacemaker
Atrial Tachycardia
Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation
Rhythm Conversion: NSR into Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
12-Lead EKG Interpretation Tips from Jeffrey Janot, Ph.D.
EKG Assignment During Fall Break
ST Depression, ST Elevation, QT Corrected, Significant Q, Early Repolarization 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
Early Repolarization of Ventricles as Shown with ST Measurement
Significant Q Wave
Helpful Complex Rhythms Aids
Junctional Rhythms
Sinus Block, Sinus Arrest and a Junctional Escape Rhythm
AV Blocks (1st Degree, 2nd Degree Mobitz I, Mobitz II, 3rd Degree)
Tips on Identifying a 3rd Degree AV Block
Mobitz Twins
Interference, Loose Electrodes and Muscle Tremors on an EKG
Noncnduced PAC
Types of PVCs and PVC Patterning
Unifocal and Multifocal PVCs
Ventricular Rhythms
Rhythm Conversion Examples
Pacemaker Rhythms
Right and Left Bundle Branch Blocks
Bundle Branch Block Criteria Simplified
Additional EKG Aids Not Specifically Covered in Lecture
Right Atrial Enlargement (P Pulmonale) and Left Atrial Enlargement (P Mitrale)
Right and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Atrial Enlargement and Ventricular Hypertrophy EKG Characteristics
Myocardial Ischemia, Injury and Infarct
Anterior, Inferior, Lateral, Posterior MI
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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