EKG Interpretation (11)

EKG Interpretation, part 1: Introduction - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 1: Introduction

Cathy Parkes

In this introduction video, Cathy goes over the key information that will be covered in her EKG interpretation video series, which is intended to help nurses, nursing students, and other...

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EKG Interpretation, part 1: Introduction

Cathy Parkes

In this introduction video, Cathy goes over the key information that will be covered in her EKG interpretation video series, which is intended to help nurses, nursing students, and other...

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EKG Interpretation, part 2: Placement of EKG leads, Heart Conduction System and EKG Basics - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 2: Placement of EKG leads, Heart Conduction System and EKG Basics

Cathy Parkes

Learn where to place the 10 electrodes when performing a 12 lead EKG, the steps in the Heart Conduction System, and how those steps are reflected on an EKG waveform. Plus EKG...

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EKG Interpretation, part 2: Placement of EKG leads, Heart Conduction System and EKG Basics

Cathy Parkes

Learn where to place the 10 electrodes when performing a 12 lead EKG, the steps in the Heart Conduction System, and how those steps are reflected on an EKG waveform. Plus EKG...

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EKG Interpretation, part 3: Analysis of Heart Rhythm, Heart Rate, P wave, PR interval and QRS complex - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 3: Analysis of Heart Rhythm, Heart Rate, P wave, PR interval and QRS complex

Cathy Parkes

In this article, we cover the key steps in analyzing an EKG strip: determining the heart rhythm (regular vs. irregular), determining the heart rate using small box method vs. big...

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EKG Interpretation, part 3: Analysis of Heart Rhythm, Heart Rate, P wave, PR interval and QRS complex

Cathy Parkes

In this article, we cover the key steps in analyzing an EKG strip: determining the heart rhythm (regular vs. irregular), determining the heart rate using small box method vs. big...

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EKG Interpretation, part 4: Natural Pacemakers of the Heart - Key Differentiating Factors - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 4: Natural Pacemakers of the Heart - Key Differentiating Factors

Cathy Parkes

Learn about the different natural pacemakers in the heart: the SA node, the atria foci, the junctional foci, and the ventricular foci. We describe the inherent rate and key characteristics of each pacemaker,...

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EKG Interpretation, part 4: Natural Pacemakers of the Heart - Key Differentiating Factors

Cathy Parkes

Learn about the different natural pacemakers in the heart: the SA node, the atria foci, the junctional foci, and the ventricular foci. We describe the inherent rate and key characteristics of each pacemaker,...

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EKG Interpretation, part 5: Sinus Rhythms - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 5: Sinus Rhythms

Cathy Parkes

In this video, Cathy describes Sinus rhythms, including: Normal Sinus Rhythm, Sinus Bradycardia, Sinus Tachycardia, and Sinus Arrhythmia. Cathy explains how to analyze each rhythm and talks briefly about interventions...

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EKG Interpretation, part 5: Sinus Rhythms

Cathy Parkes

In this video, Cathy describes Sinus rhythms, including: Normal Sinus Rhythm, Sinus Bradycardia, Sinus Tachycardia, and Sinus Arrhythmia. Cathy explains how to analyze each rhythm and talks briefly about interventions...

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EKG Interpretation, part 6: Atrial Rhythms - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 6: Atrial Rhythms

Cathy Parkes

In this video, Cathy reviews the key atrial dysrhythmias, including: Premature Atrial Complexes, Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fibrillation, and Supraventricular Tachycardia. She presents EKG strips for each of these dysrhythmia, and...

EKG Interpretation, part 6: Atrial Rhythms

Cathy Parkes

In this video, Cathy reviews the key atrial dysrhythmias, including: Premature Atrial Complexes, Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fibrillation, and Supraventricular Tachycardia. She presents EKG strips for each of these dysrhythmia, and...

EKG Interpretation, part 7: Junctional Rhythms - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 7: Junctional Rhythms

Cathy Parkes

Learn the key characteristics of junctional rhythms like junctional bradycardia, accelerated junctional, and junctional tachycardia. Check out EKG strips for each of these dysrhythmias, and learn about the heart rhythm,...

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EKG Interpretation, part 7: Junctional Rhythms

Cathy Parkes

Learn the key characteristics of junctional rhythms like junctional bradycardia, accelerated junctional, and junctional tachycardia. Check out EKG strips for each of these dysrhythmias, and learn about the heart rhythm,...

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EKG Interpretation, part 8: Ventricular Rhythms - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 8: Ventricular Rhythms

Cathy Parkes

In this article, we teach you how to identify the key ventricular dysrhythmias: Premature Ventricular Complexes, Ventricular Tachycardia, Torsades de Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Idioventricular Rhythm, and Asystole.

EKG Interpretation, part 8: Ventricular Rhythms

Cathy Parkes

In this article, we teach you how to identify the key ventricular dysrhythmias: Premature Ventricular Complexes, Ventricular Tachycardia, Torsades de Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Idioventricular Rhythm, and Asystole.

EKG Interpretation, part 9: Atrioventricular Blocks (AV Blocks) - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 9: Atrioventricular Blocks (AV Blocks)

Cathy Parkes

Learn the key facts on the 4 types of AV Blocks: 1st degree AV Block, 2nd degree AB Block types 1 and 2, and 3rd degree AV Block. We explain the...

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EKG Interpretation, part 9: Atrioventricular Blocks (AV Blocks)

Cathy Parkes

Learn the key facts on the 4 types of AV Blocks: 1st degree AV Block, 2nd degree AB Block types 1 and 2, and 3rd degree AV Block. We explain the...

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EKG Interpretation, part 10: Other EKG Abnormalities - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 10: Other EKG Abnormalities

Cathy Parkes

Learn about some important EKG abnormalities, including: bundle branch blocks, sinus pauses, and escape beats; as well as key EKG abnormalities seen with electrolyte imbalances, cardiac disorders (angina, ischemia, pericarditis),...

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EKG Interpretation, part 10: Other EKG Abnormalities

Cathy Parkes

Learn about some important EKG abnormalities, including: bundle branch blocks, sinus pauses, and escape beats; as well as key EKG abnormalities seen with electrolyte imbalances, cardiac disorders (angina, ischemia, pericarditis),...

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EKG Interpretation, part 11: Artificial Pacemakers, Tachycardia and Bradycardia - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 11: Artificial Pacemakers, Tachycardia and Bradycardia

Cathy Parkes

In this article, we cover synchronous vs. asynchronous artificial pacemakers, and how to identify atrial pacing, ventricular pacing, and AV pacing on EKG strips. Plus, learn about the most common...

EKG Interpretation, part 11: Artificial Pacemakers, Tachycardia and Bradycardia

Cathy Parkes

In this article, we cover synchronous vs. asynchronous artificial pacemakers, and how to identify atrial pacing, ventricular pacing, and AV pacing on EKG strips. Plus, learn about the most common...