EKG Interpretation Course

EKG Interpretation Online Course

The EKG Interpretation Online course was purpose-built to give you both clear explanations and practice to help you have confidence when interpreting EKGs. This course was designed to work alongside our EKG Interpretation Flashcards.

EKG Topics

  • Where to place EKG leads
  • Essential facts about the heart conduction system
  • How each step of the heart conduction systems is recorded on an EKG
  • EKG waveform components
  • The steps of EKG interpretation
  • The natural pacemakers in the heart and how they differ
  • How to differentiate between sinus, atrial, junctional, and ventricular rhythms
  • Essential Rhythms and Dysrhythmias
  • How electrolyte imbalances, cardiac disorders, and respiratory disorders impact EKG results
  • Causes, symptoms, and interventions for bradycardia and tachycardia

Which Nursing Exams Do These Materials Help With?

Cathy Parkes, BSN, RN, CWCN, PHN in collaboration with a number of other nurses and nursing resources, designed this online course to help nursing students master EKG interpretation and help prepare them for the following exams:

  • ATI and HESI comprehensive predictor exam
  • Medical Surgical Exams that include EKG interpretation