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Overview - Course # 319-1

Performing 12-Lead ECG

Tech Series
ECG Interpretation

Thomas E. O'Brien
AS CCT CRAT RMA

Objectives

Upon completion of the accompanying narrative, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of inspecting their equipment & the purpose of preparation prior to starting work each day
  • Recognize the benefits of organizing and prioritizing daily assignments
  • Understand the importance of infection control

Objectives (continued)

upon completion of the accompanying narrative, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of communication in patient care
  • State the importance of proper positioning during an EKG
  • Explain the importance of anatomic landmarks, skin prep and placing the electrodes accurately
  • Explain the sources and significance of the different types of artifact



319 Overview - Course # 319-1