You should not leave medical school without a basic understanding of how to read an EKG. So watch these videos then download the unlabeled EKG’s for you to read prior to class (or in class). See how you do. If there are some you have trouble with, ask me or anyone of the other Emergency Physicians in the department.
I welcome any feedback on the quality of this as a learning experience for you.
How to perform an ECG
Electrodes to leaads
Rate and Rhythm
ST-segments, Q-waves and T-waves (MI’s)
Dr. Dan Seitz and I were working one day when he showed me this awesome EKG. Loved it. So I made a whole video on about it.
Problem Identification and Needs Assessment
It seems a crime to me that students finish medical school without the basic skills to read an EKG. No one volunteers this deficiency, but when asked the majority of students admit to it. This is in the fourth year, prior to their graduation. We need to do better by them. Continue reading “Asynchronous learning for EKG’s”