The electrocardiogram offers immediate information regarding the stability of our patient’s ability to properly perfuse. Many in the profession still struggle to interpret EKG and make sound clinical decisions based on their patient’s EKG. This course will help you to integrate your patient’s EKG findings \into your Physical therapy Plan of care. You will practice calculating a patient’s rate, rhythm, axis and regularity using EKG strips. The course objectives will be met through the use of lecture and practice lab interpreting EKG. You will come away from this course with valuable tools to better work with all of your patients. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on December 18, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to describe the electrophysiology of the heart.
- The participant will be able to identify EKG electrode placement on the body.
- The participant will be able to interpret patient rate, axis deviation and rhythm regularity from a 12 lead EKG.
- The participant will be able to identify supraventricular and ventricular dysrhythmias of an EKG.
- The participant will be able to identify conduction blocks of an EKG.
- The participant will be able to decide patient appropriateness for intervention based on EKG findings.
|0-10 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Electrophysiology of the heart|
|25-40 Minutes||EKG lead placement and calculation of axis and rate|
|65-90 Minutes||Conduction blocks|
|90-110 Minutes||Practice Lab- determine appropriateness for intervention|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT
Jamie Dyson, PT, DPT has been practicing acute care physical therapy for over 25 years. His primary area of practice has been in the intensive care units specializing in trauma and burn care. He is a certified instructor for Advanced Burn Life Support as well as both an APTA Basic and Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor. He is a Courtesy Assistant Clinical Professor with the University of Central Florida Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program; teaching cardiopulmonary physical therapy,integumentary, clinical integrations, and acute care physical therapy. Jamie received his BS in PT from Northeastern University, Boston, MA and completed his t-DPT through A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Dyson was awarded the Signe Brunnstrom Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in 2013. He was a member of the APTA Excellence in Physical Therapist Education Taskforce and currently sits on the Clinical Instruction Technology Workgroup, the Movement System Examination Workgroup and the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy Practice Committee. He is actively involved with the Florida Physical Therapy Association serving as Chapter President.
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