UPMC Western Maryland - Cardiac Dysrhythmia 2024 - January
This course educates nurses regarding basic cardiac rhythm interpretation and reviews concepts related to the care of the cardiac patient.
January 30th, 8am - 12pm
January 31st, 8am - 12pm
1. Discuss and review basic cardiac anatomy and physiology, including the electrical conduction system of the heart.
2. Identify the components of an ECG complex and the relationship to cardiac physiology.
3. Demonstrate the ability to interpret cardiac dysrhythmias using a systematic approach for rhythm analysis.
4. Identify sinus and atrial rhythms, junctional rhythms, heart blocks, and ventricular and pacemaker rhythms.
Chelsey Shroyer, MSN, RN
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8.0 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 8.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation