This program provides a brief summary and overview of the heart's components and functional properties as background for a discussion about electrocardiogram (EKG) interpretation. It also provides guidance on calculating heart rate on the EKG, autonomic nervous system effects, and how to assess sinus rhythm.
The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with an explanation of terms that are key to understanding dysrhythmias, as well as important information about each type of dysrhythmia. This information is extremely valuable to the nurse's ability to identify and analyze sinus dysrhythmias when they occur in patients.
The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with information that is key to understanding the characteristics and general treatment protocols for different types of ventricular dysrhythmias. It also covers the general responsibilities that nurses have in caring for patients with dysrhythmias. This information is extremely valuable to the nurse's role in identifying and managing these conditions when they occur.