ECGs and ARRHYTHMIAs: PRACTICAL DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT (Arrythmias2010)

Venue: UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI GORDON CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN MEDICAL EDUCATION

Location: MIAMI, FLORIDA, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 26, 2010 End Date/Time: Mar 26, 2010
Registration Date: Mar 26, 2010
Early Registration Date: Mar 12, 2010
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Description

Registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, paramedics, and other health care providers must diagnose and manage critical ECG’s and arrhythmias in various practice settings. This program is designed to facilitate health care providers in obtaining or refreshing these practical skills. Deliberate practice, use of an audience response system, interactive discussions and faculty feedback, will enhance the learning experience.

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1120 NW 14 STREET, FIRST FLOOR
MIAMI
FLORIDA
United States
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Location: University of Miami Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education 1120 NW 14 Street Miami, Fl 33136 University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospical campuns near the Civic Center MetroRail Station in the Clinical Research Building, First Floor ♦ Directions: www.gcrme.miami.edu ♦ All day parking in the adjacent garage is at least $8.00 AGENDA: Review of 12-Lead ECG and Arrhythmia Interpretation Case Studies: Diagnose and Manage Supraventricular Arrhythmias Case Studies: Diagnose and Manage Ventricular Arrhythmias BREAK Workshop: Diagnose and Manage Tachyarrhythmias Registrants will select their group based upon their current knowledge, understanding and experience:   GROUP 1:  BASIC (SIMPLE PATIENT CASE EXAMPLES)      GROUP 2:  ADVANCED (SIMPLE AND COMPLEX PATIENT CASE EXAMPLES) LUNCH ON YOUR OWN Case Studies: Diagnose and Manage Conduction Defects and Heart Blocks Case Studies: Diagnose and Manage Major 12-Lead ECG Abnormalities BREAK Workshop: Diagnose and Manage Heart  Blocks and 12-Lead ECG Abnormalities    GROUP 1:  BASIC (SIMPLE PATIENT CASE EXAMPLES)      GROUP 2:  ADVANCED (SIMPLE AND COMPLEX PATIENT CASE EXAMPLES) Objectives: 1. Outline the steps in the evaluation of rhythm strips and 12-Lead ECG’s. 2. Diagnose and manage abnormal 12-Lead ECG’s including ischemia, myocardial infarction, conduction defects, long QT, Wolff-Parkinson-White, electrolyte imbalances and drug effects. 3. Diagnose and manage supraventricular arrhythmias including atrial tachycardia, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation, junctional rhythm and re-entry tachycardias. 4. Diagnose and manage ventricular arrhythmias including ventricular tachycardia, torsade de pointes and ventricular fibrillation. 5. Differentiate supraventricular tachycardias from ventricular tachycardias. 6. Diagnose and manage heart blocks. Credit Hours: Approved for 6.5 hours: Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider # 50-329 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy University of Miami Dept. of Physical Therapy Approved for 7.0 hours: Paramedics/EMTs CECBEMS Provider # UMIA0005 Seminar Fee includes all course materials and continental breakfast. Lunch is on your own. $125 per person $100 per person for groups of 3 or more $50 non-licensed student Registration Cancellation Policy: Refunds are available ONLY if written cancellation is received before March 12, 2010. A $20 processing fee will be charged. Mail Registration to: “ECG’s and Arrhythmias” Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education University of Miami Miller School of Medicine P.O. Box 016960 (D-41) Miami, FL 33101 Telephone: 305–243–6491 Fax: 305–243–6136 Online Registration at: www.gcrme.miami.edu Email questions to: gcrmence@med.miami.edu

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