Students will distinguish between sinus rhythm and other arrthymias, including recognizing a cardiac emergency.
Identify artifacts and mechanical problems.
Recognize a cardiac emergency on the EKG strip.
State Einthoven's Triangle.
Recognize Normal Sinus Rhythm.
Recognize a cardiac emergency as seen on the EKG.
P wave, QRS complex, T wave, PR segment, QT segment, voltage, time
normal sinus rhythm
Atrial Fibrillation, Premature Atrial Contraction, Atrial Flutter, Atrial Tachycardia
Recognize this cardiac emergency on the EKG.
Premature Junctional Rhythm, Junctional escape rhythm, accelerated junctional rhythm, junctional tachycardia
first degree heart block, wenkebach, type 2 second degree heart block, complete heart block
premature ventricular contractions, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, idioventricular rhythms, asystole
Cardiac Emergency Rhythms
Which rhythms would indicate a cardiac emergency?
ventricular tachycardia, asystole, ventricular fibrillation