ECG Course Unit 9 – Basic Understanding of 12-Lead ECGs
This course provides a basic understanding of the 12-lead electrocardiogram. Correct electrode placement using anatomical landmarks will be discussed along with areas of the heart viewed by the leads. A systematic approach to analyzing findings such as ischemia, injury, and infarcts will be reviewed.

Course Publication Date: December 11, 2019

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Author:Deborah Borelli R.N., CCRN-K, M.S.N.
Course No:ECG9112619
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the twelve leads of the 12-lead ECG.
  • Discuss areas of the heart viewed by the 12-lead ECG.
  • Discuss 12-lead ECG findings associated with myocardial ischemia, injury, and infarct.
  • Analyze selected 12-lead ECGs for areas of ischemia, injury, and infarct.


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