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Classes & Events

Baby Basics- Forbes Regional Hospital
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Penn Hospital Maternity Unit Tour
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Childbirth Comprehensive One Day
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wise Woman Wellness Day
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
9th Annual AVH Destination Wellness Health Fair
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Education

12-Lead EKG

12-Lead EKG Course

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This course is designed to introduce RNs at WPH to the basics of 12-lead EKG analysis using the Laerdal EKG Task Trainer

Learning Objectives

  • Instruct staff on how to properly perform an EKG
  • Understand the interpretation of cardiac abnormalities on an EKG 

Expected Outcomes

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Decrease the amount of time of physician notification by the RN, resulting in quicker treatment, when a critical abnormality (AMI) is noted.
  • Demonstrate a reduction in the occurrence of improperly performed EKGs

Audience

  • Staff Nurses

 

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