Rhythm ECG Cardiology Course at McMaster @ McMaster University, Hamilton [15 September]

Rhythm ECG Cardiology Course at McMaster

08:00 - 16:00

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McMaster University
1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8

ECG Course at McMaster on September 15th (just in time for clinical placements). It is only $60!
Register here: https://qrs-education.com/collections/courses
Under: Rhythm ECG Cardiology Courses- then click on the September 15th course
-------------------more information below----------------
LOCATION: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON — Location TBA (McMaster Campus)
DATE: Saturday, Sept 15, 2018
COST: $60 per person
TO REGISTER: Please register directly with us at: qrs-education.com or, call QRS at 1(905) 668-2232 to speak with our administrator, Diana Curphey
Presented by: Darlene Hutton RN, BScN, MSN — QRS Educational Services

Funding partially provided by the Pamela Twiselton Education Fund.
Check out qrs-education.com under “About Us” for more information

Start time: 0800
Basic housekeeping about monitoring and the 12 Lead ECG
The Systematic Approach to ECG Assessment-RIRI (Rate-Intervals-Rhythm-Ischemia/Infarction)
RATE: Calculating the rate – the fast way
INTERVALS: A review of normal interval measurement What’s the big deal if they are abnormal?
RHYTHM: Rhythm Interpretation and treatment options according to the ACLS guidelines
LUNCH: on your own
Qs ABOUT ISCHEMIA/INFARCTION: What is an Acute Coronary Syndrome?
How can I tell if my patient is having one?
Significance of ST elevation, depression, and T wave inversion STEMI, NSTEMI – What’s going on in the artery?
So, your patient is having an MI – What complications can you expect and why?
Right ventricular Infarct and 15 Lead ECG
Big bad anterior MI
How can I tell Acute vs. Recent vs. Old
Why do some infarcts have a Q wave and others don’t?
Practice Session with discussion on Management
1600: Conclusion

The focus of this day is geared to the novice practitioner. For pre-reading prior to the course, please check out our website, under “Tips”, and print out http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/…/00…/451682/sample_ch05.pdf. Focus on what the PR, QRS and QT intervals are and how to measure them. Or you may want to purchase our QRS Heart of the Matter Manual for additional learning.
Darlene Hutton has been nursing for 34 years in a variety of settings: staff nurse in CCU, Emergency, ICU, PACU; critical care nurse educator; manager of CCU/Telemetry; cardiology and diabetic research manager. Her company, QRS Educational Services, has been in business for 24 years throughout Canada.
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