Designed for the advanced pre-hospital EMS provider and other health professionals involved in treating cardiac patients in the emergency setting. On completion, students will be able to read and classify 12-lead EKGs. Topics include cardiac anatomy review, electrical physiology, axis determination, bundle branch and hemiblocks, 12-lead abnormalities, correlation between EKG changes and location of cardiac damage, and unqiue cardiac phenomenon.
Prerequisites: EMS 236 and PST 252.
Course Offered Fall and Spring
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Fall Semester 2014