ECG Fundamentals & Basic Dysrhythmias: Part 2 - Rhythms
Hours: 4.50
This course is accessible until 2/29/2020

This course is designed to provide the healthcare professional with an introduction to essential ECG rhythms. Sinus, junctional, ventricular, and heart block rhythms are discussed in terms of their identification criteria, causes, and appropriate treatment protocol. Recommended prerequisite to this course is Part 1 - A&P and ECG and to complete the series Part 3 - Treatment and Pharmacologics.

NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit in the same biennium.

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Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify specific sinus rhythms, and describe specific characteristics, causes,and treatment for each.
  2. Identify specific junctional rhythms, and describe specific characteristics, causes, and treatment for each.
  3. Identify specific ventricular rhythms, and describe specific characteristics, causes, and treatment for each.
  4. Identify specific heart block rhythms, and describe specific characteristics, causes, and treatment for each.

Stacey Hawes, MSN, RN, PCCN

Stacey currently is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Adventist University of Health Sciences. Previously she served as a Critical Care Program Training Coordinator for all seven campuses of the Florida Hospital System. Stacey received her BSN degree from Florida State University and her MSN degree from the University of Central Florida with a focus as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has more than 15 years experience in critical and progressive care delivery. She is an author, speaker, and trainer and has certification with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses in progressive care (PCCN).

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Leslye Russell, BSN, RN

Leslye Russell retired from a full-time nursing career in 2008, yet remains active as an on-call Educational Specialist with the Center for Nursing Education, at Florida Hospital. Leslye is also a part-time faculty member at Florida Hospital's American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center. She initially received her RN diploma from Butler County Memorial Hospital, later returning to Florida Southern College for her BSN. Leslye has over 25 years of experience in the areas of cardiovascular surgery and cardiology. She is an author, teacher, and mentor.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA)
CE Credits: 4.5, Category: A ARRT, Expires: 2/29/2020

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Expires: 12/1/2019

District of Columbia BON: Clinical Nurse Midwife (DC BON)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

District of Columbia BON: Clinical Nurse Specialist (DC BON)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

District of Columbia BON: Licensed Practical Nurse (DC BON)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

District of Columbia BON: Nurse Practitioner (DC BON)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

District of Columbia BON: Registered Nurse (DC BON)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

District of Columbia BON: Registered Nurse Anesthetist (DC BON)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

Dept of Health - Bureau of Radiation Control (DOH-BRC)
CE Credits: 4.5, Category: 00-Technical Approved, Expires: 1/31/2022

Florida Board of Nursing (FBN)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

Florida Board of Respiratory Care (FL BD RespCare)
CE Credits: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (FL CN RD/N)
CE Credits: 4.5, Category: Gen, Expires: 12/1/2019

Georgia Board of Nursing - Registered Professional Nurse (GBN)
Continuing Education Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

Georgia Board of Nursing - Licensed Practical Nurse (GBN-LPN)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

New Mexico Board of Nursing: Registered Nurse (NMBON)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses: Registered Nurses (WV RN Board)
Contact Hours: 4.5, Category: General, Expires: 12/1/2019

Conflicts of Interest

There have been no conflicts of interest disclosed by planners, authors, or presenters; nor has there been disclosure of any relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies or their products pertaining to this activity.

Commercial Company Support

The content of this course was not developed with support from any commercial companies nor are there any staff commercial affiliations.

Non-Endorsement of Products

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