Interpreting EKG Results; More than just Waves
This crash course is about empowering interpreters with foundational knowledge of what each segment of the EKG represents, how this is utilized by providers to communicate with patients and how knowing just the basics (or a little more than the basics) will improve your effectiveness as an interpreter in delivering the most accurate interpretation.
1.0 Units of continuing education approved by State Language Access Programs for court interpreters certified in the following states:
CO, KY, NM, OR, TX, UT.
0.1 Units of continuing education approved by IMIA for NBCMI-certified interpreters.
1.0 Units of continuing education approved by CEAP for CCHI certified interpreters.
1.0 Units of continuing education approved by the American Translators Association (ATA) for certified translators.
What We'll Learn
Review the intrinsic conduction system.
Review EKG terminology
Explain the cardiac cycle.
Identify and “interpret” what is happening in the heart at each part of the PQRST complex